Winter at New England Slate in Vermont
Winter can be challenging for the roofing industry. We feel for you guys up on the roof! For New England Slate, winter in Vermont means digging pallets out from underneath piles and piles of snow in frigid temperatures. The freeze-thaw-freeze cycle usually means the pallets sink even lower into the mud. Thanks to the January thaw all the snow in the photo above has melted. But ask any Vermonter and they’ll tell you March tends to be the snowiest month of winter. Stay tuned for next month’s – Winter Update from our Eagle Quarry….
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Roofing slates are split by hand with hammer and chisel to reveal a natural cleft surface. Splitters are very good at their trade but the thickness varies slightly and slates are grouped into different…