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Madera County – List of Stone Quarries, Etc. *

(* Please note this list does not include sand or gravel quarries.)

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  • Raymond, Madera County, California – Granite Quarry

    The following is the written portion of the postcard, which is addressed to Mrs. Margaret Pearson, 1128 Randall Court, Los Angeles, Calif.:

    “Raymond Cal. Oct. 1, 1918. Received box OK this eve and thank you very much for the same. This is a picture of the quarry and you can see there is quite a mountain of it. We have quite a lot of work on hand now and will be busy until Xmas. With best wishes to you from P. Bisson.”
    (postcard photograph, postmark 1918. It is unknown if this quarry was in Raymond or Knowles – postcard has no printed quarry name on it. Postcard showing quarry in Raymond or Knowles
  • Raymond Knowles, Madera County, California – Home of original Raymond Granite, Raymond Granite Co., Inc., Quarries, Knowles, Calif.
    Home of original Raymond Granite, Raymond Granite Co., Inc.
    (postcard photograph; postmark 1921)
  • Raymond Knowles, Madera County, California – Panoramic View of Knowles Quarry, Madera County, Cal.
    (colorized postcard photograph, # 7226; C. F. Preciado Co., Madera, California, by M. Rieder, early 1900s; unmailed Panoramic View of Knowles Quarry, Madera County, Cal.
  • Raymond, Madera County, California – View of Knowles Quarry, Madera Co., Cal.
    (colorized postcard photograph; published by Newman Post Card Co.; early 1900s; unmailed View of Knowles Quarry, Madera Co., Cal.
  • Raymond, Madera County, California – the Knowles Quarry, Raymond, Cal.
    (postcard photograph; photographed by Mrs. Philips, Raymond Hotel; early 1900s; unmailed) aymond, Madera County, California  the Knowles Quarry, Raymond, Cal.
  • Raymond/Knowles, Madera County, California - Raymond Granite Co. Inc. Quarry, “Home of original Raymond Granite”
    (postcard photograph; early 1900s; unmailed)          Raymond Granite Co. Inc. Quarry, 'Home of original Raymond Granite'
  • Raymond (near), Madera County, California – Raymond Granite Co. Quarry, owned by Cold Spring Granite of Minnesota, 36772 Road 606, Raymond, CA 93653; (559) 689-3257 (present-day company)
  • Raymond, Madera County, California – the Raymond Granite Quarries from a Distance 
    Photograph of two of the active granite quarries at Raymond taken in late September 2010. The active Raymond granite quarries are owned and operated by Cold Spring Granite of Minnesota. Granite quarries at Raymond taken in late Sept. 2010

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