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Marmora, Ontario

Looking Down At The Shore Edge. Where the quarry meets the pond at an abandoned iron mine near Marmora, Ontario. Fine Art Photography © Rob Huntley

Abandoned Quarry Rockport, Maine Photographed with a Mamiya 645 with digital back and 105-210mm zoom telephoto lens.

"In 1938, Harvey Fite (1903-1976), one of the founders of the Bard College Fine Arts Department, purchased an abandoned quarry (reportedly for $250) in the town of Saugerties, NY, in Ulster County, about 100 miles north of New York City. Over a period of 37 years he created the monumental world-acclaimed 6 ½-acre bluestone sculpture now known as Opus 40. Constructed using dry-key stone techniques adapted from the Mayans, Opus 40 is made from millions of pieces of indigenous bluestone..."

Edward Burtynsky, Rock of Ages #12, Abandoned Granite Section, Adam-Pirie Quarry, Barre, Vermont, 1991-2004

English landscape photograph, green decor, wall art, Middle Earth inspired artwork. Rural England fine art photo print. Small or large sizes

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Outside Pullman, WA: high school teacher, Victor Moore, constructed this impressive structure as his 1970 Master of Fine Arts thesis assemblage sculpture. Constructed entirely of salvaged materials from a local junkyard and defunct rock quarry where the property is located, it only cost him 500 dollars.