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Snapshots

  1. Downed Guy wire

    Snapshot Title: Downed Guy wire
    Taken by: John Van Hoesen

    Image: Slate Mining Quarry Stick - Poultney, Vermont
    Image Owner: John Van Hoesen



    Description:

    These were used to stablize the stick during transport and deposition of the refuse/slag



  2. Jaws

    Snapshot Title: Jaws
    Taken by: John Van Hoesen

    Image: Slate Mining Quarry Stick - Poultney, Vermont
    Image Owner: John Van Hoesen



    Description:

    Used to attach splices and extend the quarry stick



  3. A Sheave

    Snapshot Title: A Sheave
    Taken by: John Van Hoesen

    Image: Slate Mining Quarry Stick - Poultney, Vermont
    Image Owner: John Van Hoesen



    Description:

    These are the 'pulleys' through which the cables would have run



  4. The Saddle

    Snapshot Title: The Saddle
    Taken by: John Van Hoesen

    Image: Slate Mining Quarry Stick - Poultney, Vermont
    Image Owner: John Van Hoesen



    Description:

    This is where the cables run through the top of the stick.