1953Klondike Quarry in Bay View was converted into a reservoir for the water supply system.Economy and Industry, Government and Public Service, Granite Industry, City Government

Granite derrick rigging at the Klondike Pit, c. 1885. Smith & Collins, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 12957
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In response to an interruption of service from the main that crossed the Goose Cove bridge the previous year, the Water Board acquired the quarry as an “insurance plan.”

Copeland, Melvin T., and Elliott C. Rogers. The Saga of Cape Ann. Bond Wheelwright Co., 1960.
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