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By 1905 there were three, more or less active marble quarries operating, and Marble's population had grown to 150. The Colorado Yule Marble Company, organized in 1906, leased the Crystal River Railroad from Carbondale to Placita and built 7 miles of new track into Marble, naming the spur the Crystal River San Juan Railroad.
A normal work day took a tragic turn when a block of marble fell on an unsuspecting employee. 37yearold Luca Savio was working in a Carrara warehouse as 37yearold Luca Savio was working in a Carrara warehouse as part of a sixday contract when a marble block unloaded above him, killing him on the job.
The South Dover Marble Co. had large marble quarries in a direct line northeast of the Wingdale Train Station on the Harlem Railroad, dating back to the late 1890s. This stone was used for noticeable locations, including the Tiffanys Building, the Charles Building, the Es County Court House in New Jersey, and The House of Representatives in Washington,
Columbia Bell Marble Quarry, in Columbia, Tuolumne County – Photographic Tour of the Bell Marble Quarry. (These photographs were taken July 1998) Columbia Marble Quarry, Columbia, Tuolumne County, California Photographic Tour of one of the historic Columbia marble quarries.
in Woodland. Below is a photo of the Digg's building (on the right) and a photo of the boulder quarry that was used to obtain the stone for the recent restoration of the Chronicle building in San Francisco. (Stone and photo provided by Kopelov Cut Stone, Inc., in Bernalillo, New Mexico.) Benoit Bertholet, a stone cutter who immigrated from France, operated a sandstone quarry at Devil's Gate along upper Putah .
Ijams Quarries: Just south of Ijams, the miles of Quarry trails wander around the old Meads and Ross Marble Quarries, The trails have been routed to enhance the distinctive features of this section — a sparkling quarry lake, unique rock formations, scenic overlooks, and rugged terrain. The trail winds through the "keyhole", and over several easy bridge crossings.
When the quarry closed in 1941, the infrastructure in Marble was considered obsolete. With war looming, and scrap steel prices high, quarry equipment, including trolley line, the fabricating plant and power plant was stripped of usable steel and sold for scrap.
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Slab marble blocks, seen here at the Ligier Black Marble Quarry, were used in the building industry. The quarry provided 20 types of marble.
The History of Marble Mountain An Oral History The story of Marble Mountain is best told by the people who lived here for many years. The following is a spoken history of the village by the late Alistair MacPhail as told to Malcolm MacKinnon in 1993 when Alistair was 78 years old.
Quarry Bay School was not originally a Government School. It was originally built for the workers children of Taikoo Dock and Taikoo Sugar and in the evenings it was used for classes in subjects related to the Dock and Sugar Refinery.
A Review of the Former Marble Quarry Landfill Site February 2016 Hughes Environmental Consulting Services p. 2 Areal Extent of contamination Beginning in the late 1800s, a marble quarry was created along the west side of Marbledale Road in the village of Tuckahoe, NY. The site and adjoining areas were quarried by Conlin Marble Co.