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STONE DRESSING YARD, CONVICTS AT WORK.

(RF0128)

CONVICTS WORKING IN PRISON QUARRIES, PRE 1900. 

IN 1890's CONVICT CROWTHER HELD A PROTEST ATOP A CRANE

(RF0126)

QUARRY NEAR THE THE BILL 

(JH0472)

STONE QUARRY. 

NOTE BLONDIN IN THE BACKGROUND. SPOT THE FIVE QUARRYMEN 

(JH0490)

PREPARING TO LIFT BLOCK OF STONE. 

(JH0437)

BILLY COOMBES QUARRY IN BUMPERS LANE. 2nd LEFT STEWART LYNHAM, 4th LEFT (BOY) LYNHAM. FRONT CHARLIE GOULD, REAR NORMAN COMBEN, 3rd LEFT JACK ELLIS (CRANE DRIVER). 

(JH0411)

QUARRY GANG POSING IN FRONT OF CRANE - 1910?  

NOTE BLONDIN IN BACKGROUND. 

(JH0409)

STONE GANG POSING. 

(JH0406)

MOVING STONE USING JACKS AT DURDLE,

LEFT JOHN FLANN, 3rd RIGHT FOREMAN RIGGER NOBBY CLARKE. 

(JH0405)

CRANE AT CHURCH OPE

CLIFF FACE CRANE EXTRACTING STONE

(JH0137)

QUARRYING AT REAR OF BUMPERS LANE

(JC12258)

MAN WORKING ON STONE. 

SHAPING BLOCK

(JC12257)

GROUP OF QUARRYMEN

FAR RIGHT; FRED (MOLLO) HANSFORD 

(JC12256)

QUARRYING AT BROADCROFT? 

(JC12255)

GROUP OF QUARRYMEN WITH PICKS

(JC12254)

QUARRYING

(JC12251)

GROUP OF QUARRYMEN AND DOG

(JC12253)

STONE WORKERS 1915 

HARRY SMITH SECOND FROM LEFT 

(JC1154)

QUARRY GROUP 1914 

JOHN OTTER, JOHN RICHARD OTTER JNR., WILLIAM OTTER?

(JC1128)

LOADING STONE AT PRIORY CORNER.

(DR04286)

QUARRIES

(JH0453)

STONE QUARRY AT THE GROVE

(DR04278)

STONE TRAIN ON MERCHANTS RAILWAY

(DR04277)

 

EAST WEARES QUARRY SPILL

(DR04246)

 

LIGHTHOUSE AND QUARRY PORTLAND BILL

(DR04181)

PORTLAND BILL LIGHTHOUSE AND QUARRY

(DR04179)

PORTLAND BILL AND LIGHTHOUSE. CRANE FOR

CLIFF QUARRYING IN FOREGROUND

(DR04176)

WITH THEIR HEADS IN THEIR NOSE BAGS, A FOUR HORSEPOWER TRAIN IS ABOUT TO DEPART FROM PRIORY CORNER ON ITS JOURNEY TO THE TOP OF THE INCLINE RAILWAY TO CASTLETOWN PIER. 

(JC03170)

BUCKET CRANE LOADING LORRY (RUSTON BUCYRUS) 

A BATH & PORTLAND STONE FIRMS EXCAVATOR (RUSTON BUCYRUS). THE FIRST MECHANICAL EXCAVATOR WAS INTRODUCED INTO PORTLAND IN 1933 BY SOUTH WESTERN STONE CO. Ltd. 

(JC03135)

ELECTRICALLY POWERED QUARRY CRANE, PORTLAND 

(JC03134)

FOUR QUARRYMEN. 

(JC0228)

POSSIBLY COMBEN IN DOORWAY OF ELECTRICALLY POWERED CRANE IN QUARRY. 

(JC0227)

FIVE QUARRYMEN. 

(JC0225)

QUARRY NEXT TO DRILL HALL EASTON LANE. 

(JC0224)

D COMBEN AND FRIENDS IN QUARRY 

(JC0222)

THREE QUARRYMEN. 

(JC0221)

GROUP PICTURE OF QUARRYMEN.

(JC0218)

FOUR QUARRYMEN WITH CRANE AT THE GROVE. 

(JC0217)

PREPARING FOR BLASTING? 

(JC0216)

QUARRYMEN SPLITTING STONE. 

(JC0215)

QUARRYMEN

(JC0214)

QUARRYMEN.

(JC0213)

QUARRYMEN AT WORK. 

(JC0212)

CONVICTS MARCHING TO WORK AT THE GROVE. 

(DR04310)

CONVICTS AT THE GROVE

(DR04309)

GANG POSING NEXT TO STEAM CRANE. 

(DR04222)

EAST WEARES. 

QUARRY SPILL

(DR04246)

 

WEST CLIFF PORTLAND

STONE BRIDGE TO RIGHT OF PICTURE, SPOIL WAS TIPPED OVER THE CLIFF FROM THE TOP OF THE BRIDGE, AND A SMALL RAILWAY WENT BENEATH IT.

(DR04173)

OLD QUARRY WORKS PORTLAND BILL

(DR04172)

THE ROSTONE BRIDGE TO RIGHT OF PICTURE, SPOIL WAS TIPPED OVER THE CLIFF FROM THE TOP OF THE BRIDGE, AND A SMALL RAILWAY WENT BENEATH IT

(DR04170)

QUARRY CREW, FOUR MEN AND A DOG, DATE UNKNOWN.

(CH0133)

CONVICTS MARCHING TO WORK AT THE GROVE. 

LIME KILN STILL EXISTS. 

(DR04304)

 

CONVICT QUARRIES AT THE GROVE. 

(DR04305)

CONVICTS QUARRYING. 

AT NEW GROUND? 

(DR04306)

 

PRISONERS QUARRYING 1906. 

PRISONERS WORKING IN QUARRY UNDER SUPERVISION OF ARMED GUARDS 1906, NOTE CHAINS USED FOR LIFTING ON THE CRANE. 

(CH0211)

PRISON WORKSHOPS AT THE GROVE 1907. 

(JT0177)

 

CONVICTS AT WORK AT THE GROVE 1907. 

(JT0175)

CONVICTS AT WORK 1907. 

(JT0174)

CONVICTS AT WORK 1907. 

THE GROVE 1907 TAKEN FROM WINDOW OF PROPERTY, MAYBE CLIFTON HOTEL. 

(JT0173)

CONVICTS AT GROVE QUARRIES 1907. 

(JT0172)

 

CONVICTS AT THE GROVE. 

BUILDING WORKSHOPS. 

(DR04309)

CONVICTS MARCHING TO WORK AT THE GROVE AROUND 1900. 

(DR04310)

 

PRISON QUARRIES. 

NOTE RAILWAY TO TRANSPORT STONE ONTO MERCHANTS RAILWAY. 

(DR04311)

BUILDING THE PRISON WORKSHOPS. 

WHERE IS THE PRISON? CAN ONLY SEE LARGE CHIMNEY. 

(DR04312)

CONVICTS QUARRYING AT THE GROVE. 

(DR04307)

CHURCH OPE RAILWAY. 

LOWER LEFT IS DURDLE PIER. 

(JH0668)

 

QUARRY WORKINGS AND PULPIT ROCK.

(DR04191)

STONE QUARRY. 

(JH04176)

FOSSIL PARK 1911. 

FRANCES PEARCE. 

(JC0544)

COUPLE POSING WITH FOSSIL COLLECTION OUTSIDE QUARRY OFFICE, EASTON LANE. 

(JH04104)

 

STONE QUARRY CRANE NEAR PULPIT ROCK. 

(JC03229)

POSSIBLY COMBEN IN DOORWAY OF ELECTRIC POWERED CRANE IN QUARRY. 

(JC0227)

FOUR UNKNOWN QUARRYMEN. 

(JC0228)

WEST CLIFF AND STONE WORKS.  

FOR A MODERN VIEW OF THIS SCENE PLEASE CLICK HERE.

(DR04174)

YEOLANDS BRIDGE. 

NOW DEMOLISHED AND GAP FILLED IN 1980s. 

(DR04239)

PULPIT ROCK. 

(DR04177)

MEN WORKING IN QUARRY. 

(JC0226)

VIEW FROM POWELL JAR OF PULPIT ROCK AND LIGHTHOUSE. 

ALSO IN PHOTO IS THE RAISED BEACH, CENTRE LEFT. 

(CH0210)

QUARRYMEN. 

(JC0212)

QUARRYMEN. 

(JC0215)

BLACKNOR POINT. 

TAKEN FROM NEAR BARNES TIP, GUN BARREL CAN BE SEEN AT THE FORT. 

(JH06151)

CHURCH OPE COVE. 

NOTE QUARRY WASTE DEPOSITED ALL OVER THE AREA. 

(JH06122)

CHESIL COVE AND WESTCLIFF. 

NOTE OLD QUARRYMAN'S BUILDING, SINCE DEMOLISHED. 

(JH06153)

PORTLAND BILL. 

VIEW INTO POWELL CORNER (JAR), CRANE SINCE GONE. 

(JH06145)

QUARRYING AT THE BILL. 

(JC0381)

VIEW FROM SEA OF BILL POINT 1929.

NOTE THE WORKING QUARRY CRANES.  

(JT0136)

PORTLAND BILL EARLY YEARS AFTER WWII. SEE METAL RADIO MAST THAT REPLACED WOODEN ONE. 

(RF0184)

LIGHTHOUSE PORTLAND BILL. 

SCENE WITH FISHING BOATS AND POTS. 

(LS0107)

LOOKING TOWARD “POWELL CORNER”  PORTLAND BILL. 

(JH0188)

ON EAST SIDE.  PORTLAND BILL. 

(PT0402)

PORTLAND BILL - BLOW HOLE. 

(LC1204)

THE PULPIT ROCK.  

(GP01144B)

PORTLAND BILL. 

VIEW LOOKING NORTH TOWARD LOWER LIGHTHOUSE. 

(JH0190)

VIEW FROM LIGHTHOUSE. 

CLIFF EDGE QUARRIES AT PORTLAND BILL. 

(JH0186)

 

EAST CLIFF. 

GENT POSING FOR CAMERA AT EAST CLIFF. 

(PT0308)

PULPIT ROCK. 

(PT0309)

BOTTOMCOOMBE MASONRY WORKS 1931?. 

GROUP IN MASONRY WORKS. 

BACK ROW:- LEN ATTWOOLL, FORD BROWN, ? JOLLIFFE, EDWARD SHRIVES, REG ATTWOOLL, ?, RON PAVEY, ?, GEORGE STEWKESBURY, TOM MILLER, HAROLD RODENHURST, BOB PETERS, FRED GARDNER. 

FRONT ROW:- EDWARD SHRIVES, ?, HARRY HIBBS . 

(RF0520)

QUARRY GANG USING FIRST STEAM POWERED CRANE - 1920. 

QUARRY GANG USING FIRST STEAM POWERED CRANE 1920 - OPPOSITE THE MERMAID, WAKEHAM.  

4th RIGHT WALT SLADE, 5th RIGHT GEORGE SLADE, TOP RIGHT BILL BUTT CRANE DRIVER.

STONE QUARRIED FOR LONDON CENOTAPH.

(JH0407)

INSPECTION OF BLOCK BEFORE DESPATCH. 

BERT SMITH FOREMAN.

(RF0149)

STONE WORKERS 1915. 

HARRY SMITH SECOND FROM LEFT.

(JC1154)

A NATURAL GULLY SHOWING THE TYPE OF CAVITY SOMETIMES FOUND THEREIN. 

MR. BERT SMITH, QUARRY FOREMAN AND MARKER. 

(RF0140)

QUARRYMEN.

FROM L:-  WILLIAM FLEW SAMSON HINDE, NEPHEW THOMAS (TOMMY) HINDE, R:-  WILLIAM JOSEPH HINDE, SON OF WILLIAM F.S.

 

(JH0222)

QUARRYMEN AT BACK OF GROVE. 

WILLIAM FLEW SAMSON HINDE (ON LEFT) WITH OTHERS UNKNOWN.

(JH0223)

 

QUARRY GANG. 

WALLACE WHITE, WILLIAM HINDE, ROBERT JOHN HINDE, AND ROBERT SPENCER HIND. 

 

(JH0809)

QUARRY GANG WITH WOMAN. 

LIL WAGNER, WALLACE WHITE, WILLIAM HINDE, ROBERT JOHN HINDE, AND ROBERT SPENCER HINDE.

(JH0815)

SPLITTING STONE. 

NOTE LARGE EIGHT WHEELER LORRY IN BACKGROUND.

(JH0438) 

No.32 RUSTON BUCYRUS EXCAVATOR, 1933.

FIRST EXCAVATOR AT BATH STONE FIRM.

STANDING IS GEORGE PARFITT.

(GG1401)

TRACTION ENGINE BRITANNIA, 1928. 

FRONT RIGHT IS GEORGE PARFITT. 

(GG1402)

BATH STONE FIRMS, 1933 

BATH STONE FIRMS TOP YARD AT PARK ROAD, EASTON 1933 WHEN BEN SAUNDERS OPENED IT AFTER THE "SLUMP". RIP SAUNDERS, HIS FATHER, AND BILL FLAN STILL CLEARING UP THE STATION YARD OF BARNES -  SO NOT IN PHOTO

(RF0185)

HILLS AND BOWERS MASONRY YARD, BEFORE 1931 

HILLS AND BOWERS MASONRY YARD AT WINDMILLS, PRIOR TO 1931, WHEN IT CLOSED IN THAT YEAR OF THE "SLUMP". JACK READ THIRD MASON FROM LEFT

(RF0186)

Quarrymen marking stone, date unknown.

(JH04112)