Type of Work: Extractive and Mining Industries

Saint Lawrence Marble Company Quarry One in Gouverneur

Workers on floor of Quarry One operated by St. Lawrence Marble Company. Note the staircase on left, and workers stabilizing block as it is lifted out of quarry. Steam drill on bottom right and bottom left. Circa 1900. Gouverneur, NY. Check out our story on how marble built Gouverneur.

Saint Lawrence Marble Company Quarry Two in Gouverneur

Men at work in St. Lawrence Marble Company Quarry Two. Note walls built around quarry to contain dirt; quarry located on the west side of the village. Village buildings within sight. Circa 1900. Gouverneur, NY. Check out our story on how marble built Gouverneur.

Marble slabs in Gouverneur

Marble slabs, with company owners (unknown), workers, horse at marble company. Slabs this large would have been used for sculpture. Circa 1910-1920. Gouverneur, NY. Gouverneur was known as Marble City.

Jones Cut Stone Company owners in Gouverneur

Perry & Jones are mentioned in the information accompanying this photo—perhaps the two men in suits on left and right of photo. Jones Cut Stone Company, 1936-1941. Gouverneur, NY.

Marble quarry in Gouverneur

Marble quarry in Gouverneur, which was known as “Marble City” at the time. 1898. Gouverneur, NY. Check out our story on how marble built Gouverneur.