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Armstrong Lime Quarry, Saint John, New Brunswick

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Black and white photograph of waterfront building and wharf
photograph: Armstrong Lime Quarry, c. 1895. Green Head Island, Saint John, New Brunswick Gift of Alice Murdoch, 1961 (1961.25a). This photograph of the Armstrong Quarry shows cords of wood stacked on the wharf. To make quicklime the marble was burned in a kiln to drive off carbon dioxide. Large quantities of wood were required to manufacture quicklime.