Quarrying by electric light

Quarrying by electric light

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Credit: SHEILA TERRY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Quarrying by electric light. Historical artwork of men working in a quarry at night. An electric light is illuminating the quarry. The invention of electric light bulbs in the 19th century allowed night work and greatly increased the productivity of quarries. Illustration taken from Science For All.

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