Dragon was chosen for the historic designation for a number of reasons. The company’s Thomaston cement plant is the only cement manufacturing plant in New England and has been in continuous operation since 1928. The adjacent limestone quarry is unique in the region.Quarry Blast at Dragon Cement in Thomaston, Maine - YouTubeA larger than usual quarry blast at Dragon Products in Thomaston, Maine. Dragon is the only New England cement manufacturer, and we were positioned 2700 feet...Looking Back Dragon Cement Part 1 The Home NewsIn 1961 Martin Marietta purchased the plant. Sadly, the plant closed in 1983 thus ending the cement era in the Konkrete borough. The first quarry dates back to the Bonneville Cement Co. in 1890. The quarry was purchased by the Lawrence Cement Co. in 1899 and it continued until a new quarry was opened.
A gas-powered Plymouth engine brings rocks from the Dragon quarry to the mill. Cement rock is transported across Main Street in 1980. Cement from the Martin Marietta Dragon Cement Company is ready for transport in 1965. The Dragon plant is quiet after a day of work in 1988. Published November 25. 2020 11:10AM.Dragon Cement Quarry Trucks - YouTubeAlso visit my website at:dragondamage.org/default.aspxDragon& 39;s Quarry Trucks Swirling Up Dust on Dexter Street. **Rock Dust Links below. Aren& 39;t they ...Dragon Products announces cement plant back in business ...Dragon has been part of the Midcoast landscape for much longer, since the early 1900s, when manufacturers first started mining limestone quarries and making Portland cement at the Thomaston facility. Over the last century, the plant has grown its footprint to 1,100 acres.
Dragon Products Company. We are a proud producer of top quality Portland and masonry cements. Lo ed in Thomaston, Maine. Dragon provides the materials for highways, bridges and buildings. Exist environmental policies: Committed to excellence and leadership and Committed to Environmentally Sustainable production methods.‘The Dragon’ era ends in 1983 – Lehigh Valley PressThe plant anchored the former village of Siegfried, now Northampton’s first ward. What an era it was At one time, you were in walking distance to the Atlas Portland Cement Company Plants 2, 3 and 4, Whitehall Cement, Dragon, Coplay, Lehigh Portland in West Coplay, Giant, Egypt and Lehigh Portland in Ormrod.