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Solano County – List of Stone Quarries, Etc. *

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

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  • Vacaville, Solano County, California – Solano County Macadam Quarry (Basalt) (From The Structural and Industrial Materials of California, Bulletin No. 38, California, State Mining Bureau, San Francisco, California, 1906.)

    “The county macadam quarry is one mile north of Vacaville. The stone is a black basalt, which crushes with an uneven fracture excellently suited to the purpose of road material. Several thousand yards have been used in county road construction. The quarrying has exposed a ledge for a length and depth of about 75 feet.”

  • Vallejo, Solano County, California – Doyle Marble Works

    (See:  Vallejo, Solano County, California – J. Doyle & Son.)

  • Vallejo, Solano County, California - J. Doyle & Son  (Marble Works)  (excerpt from Pacific Coast Directory, for 1880-81...of California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Arizona, and British Columbia, L. M. McKenney & Co., Publishers, San Francisco, Cal., presented on the Golden Nugget Library web site, by Nancy Pratt Melton.

    (pp. 863)  “Doyle, J and Son, marble works - NE cor Sonoma and Florida.”

  • Vallejo, Solano County, California – the Mare Island Naval Shipyard

    See:  Mare Island, Solano County, California – the Mare Island Naval Shipyard 

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