Title

Jack Dillon

Document Type

Other

Publication Date

Fall 2009

Abstract

Jack Dillon has been a life long resident of Portland, CT. He has had been interested in the history of the quarries for his whole life, and his family history goes back many generations with the quarries. His children and he and his wife still live in Portland today.

Jack Dillon has an incredibly detailed knowledge of the quarries, their workers, their day-to-day functioning, and much more. His knowledge on the town is also vast, and Jack has a clear understanding of how Portland has developed and changed over time. His clear personal connection to the quarries is evident in everything he says. He is truly enthusiastic about the quarries and their unique history.

Comments

The recorded interview is available here for download. Transcripts, a shorter "narrative," and historical photographs are available below as Additional Files.

Jack Dillon Transcription - Dec. 3, 2009.doc (58 kB)
Jack Dillon Interview #1 Transcript

Jack Dillon Transcription - Dec. 3, 2009.doc (58 kB)
Jack Dillon Interview #2 Transcript

Jack Dillon Narrative.doc (64 kB)
Jack Dillon Narrative

Jack Dillon 1 001.jpg (746 kB)
Photograph: Women posing on Shaler & Hall train

Jack Dillon 001.jpg (1623 kB)
Photograph: Aerial view of Portland

Jack Dillon 002.jpg (399 kB)
Photograph: Quarry workers

Jack Dillon 003.jpg (894 kB)
Photograph: Quarry

Jack Dillon 004.jpg (834 kB)
Photograph: Quarry

Jack Dillon 005.jpg (533 kB)
Photograph: Quarry

Jack Dillon 006.jpg (628 kB)
Photograph: Quarry

Jack Dillon 007.jpg (1017 kB)
Photograph: Quarry worker record book

Jack Dillon 008.jpg (282 kB)
Photograph: Quarry

Jack Dillon 009.jpg (231 kB)
Photograph: Quarry

Jack Dillon 011.jpg (287 kB)
Photograph: Quarry

Jack Dillon 012.jpg (237 kB)
Photograph: Quarry

Jack Dillon 013.jpg (258 kB)
Photograph: Schooner

Jack Dillon 014.jpg (291 kB)
Photograph: Ship and railroad tracks

Portland.jpg (80 kB)
Map: Portland

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