List of Photographic Tours of
Stone Quarries, Etc.
Photographic Tours Outside of California
- The Building Stones of the United States – The NIST Test Wall in Gaithersburg, Maryland
“The stone test wall was constructed
to study the performance of stone subjected to weathering.
It contains 2352 individual samples of stone, of which
2032 are domestic stone from 47 states, and 320 are stones
from 16 foreign countries....”
- Ash Grove Cement Plant in Seattle, Washington – The photographs below and included in the photographic tour of the Ash Grove Cement Plant were taken by Anthony Meadow on June 3, 2011, during the SIA National Conference held in Seattle. Anthony is a member of the Samuel Knight Chapter of the Society for Industrial Archeology – Peggy B. Perazzo.
- “J. K. Pirie Granite Quarry & Railroad Photographs, Williamstown, Vermont” (1930s-1950s) – These photographs were contributed by Paul Wood, of the Vermont Granite Museum, and Andreas Kuehnpast.
“Aerial view of the entire Pirie Quarry complex”
“Railroad tracks went through the stoneyard so cars could be unloaded by the overhead crane”
“Old saddletank hauling loaded flatcars”
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