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Draining Baird's Quarry

Pumping the water, Swan's Island, 2003

Pumping the water, Swan's Island, 2003

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Swan's Island Educational Society

Men stand on a raft in the quarry as they drain it by pumping out the water. They have already drained many feet of water down already. Usually the water is nearly level with the parking lot and trucks seen above. Notice the rusted object and wooden beams on the left side of the photo part way up.


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