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The completion of the “Sky Route” railroad from the stone sheds in Barre to the quarries filled a desperate need of the granite industry.

Geology
From the quarry to the grave

Inspecting gravestones might seem like a creepy thing to do on a field trip but, as Bill Langer explains, what better outdoor laboratory could there be for inspecting the weathering of different types of rocks? Read more »
A road paver, circa 1895.

Geology
Paving Barre’s future

Chronicling the history of world famous Barre granite, Bill Langer describes how it became an invaluable material for paving blocks in New York State in the 19th century. Read more »


 


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