Maine Revised Statutes

§3651. Lien for wages; preference

Whoever digs, hauls or furnishes rock for the manufacture of lime has a lien thereon for his personal service, and on the rock so furnished, for 30 days after such rock is manufactured into lime or until such lime is sold or shipped on board a vessel. Whoever labors in quarrying or cutting and dressing granite in any quarry has a lien for his wages on all the granite quarried or cut and dressed in the quarry by him or his co-laborers for 30 days after such granite is cut and dressed or until such granite is sold or shipped on board a vessel. Whoever labors in mining, quarrying or manufacturing slate in any quarry has a lien for the wages of his labor on all slate mined, quarried or manufactured in the quarry by him or his co-laborers for 30 days after the slate arrives at the port of shipment and until it has been shipped on board a vessel or laden in a car. Such liens take precedence over all other claims and may be enforced by attachment within the times aforesaid.