Quarry of Tjurkö
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"Vrålebo", the biggest and newest of the quarries on the island, author of the photo -
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Railway embankment. Railways were used to transport the granite to the harbour, author of the photo - Morgan Olsson, Blekinge Museum
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The beautiful red granite from Tjurkö. When they built the Technical University of Berlin, in the 1870s, they used this material to make pillars, author of the photo - Morgan Olsson, Blekinge Museum
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Two ships are loading paving stones. The inner one is "Baltic". The barge in front of it, is probably from another quarry on the island. Unknown
Added: 01-02-2012 | Katarzyna Nowicka | Number of images: 4
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