Stone; Devoted to the Quarrying and Cutting of Stone for Architectural Uses Volume 31

Stone; Devoted to the Quarrying and Cutting of Stone for Architectural Uses Volume 31

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...of men in Anderson, Ind., headed by Frank Johnson and Lewis Henry, have formed the Twin Creek 1'-edford Stone Company, to develop stone quarries at Campbellsburg, Ind., in Washington County. The company has procured a lease on 90 acres of stone land and have arranged with the Monon Railroad Company for a switch to the property. The Anderson people are said to be prepared to spend $50,000 in developing the quarries. State Geologist Blatchley recently examined the property and reported the field to be one of the most promising in the State. Morris Rappold, who operates limestone quarries in Lancaster County, south of Denver, Pa., has leased the large quarry of Samuel Brubaker, north of that town and will operate it in connection with his other quarry. Contractor H. S. Kerbaugh has sold his large stone quarry at Dysert, Pa., on the Bellewood division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, to Abe Ableson, of Altoona. The purchaser will dismantle the machinery and dispose of the stone already quarried. The quarry has not been in operation for several years. The Ohio Oolitic Stone Company has been incorporated with a capital of $200,000 and will begin operations at once in Monroe County, Ind., five miles south of Bloomington. The new company is composed entirely of Ohio capitalists, with W. W. Dodgson. of Dayton, as the prime mover. The latter has been working the last year in getting control of several hundred acres of land which has been core-drilled and found to contain a fine grade of stone. The company proposes to establish one of the largest plants in the stone belt. Machinery and mills will be placcd at once. Cnusnan Srom: John J. Sullivan, proprietor of the Rylstone Marble Quarries. at Gouvcrneur, N. Y., has been awarded a contract for...show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763424
  • 9781236763426