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 Granite Industry Instruction Manual

Granite Industry Instruction Manual

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Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

After World War I granite was in diminishing demand. Reinforced concrete and steel were favored building materials, and asphalt made smoother streets. Soon after World War I the Depression came and the industry fell again. In an effort to save the industry, the State of Maine tried to entice young workers into the industry by providing vocational training.


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