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List of Quarries in Iowa & Quarry Links,
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  • Camanche, Iowa – Shaffton Quarry, 2911 Highway 67, Camanche, Iowa, (563) 259-8368, an Aggregate Quarry of Wendling Quarries, Inc. (present-day company)
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Cedar Rapids Quarry, 4950 Edgewood Road Southwest, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405, (319) 362-5317, an Aggregate Quarry of Wendling Quarries, Inc. (present-day company)
  • Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa - Snouffer Quarry, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa.
    Figure 25  (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.) Snouffer Quarry, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. 
  • Cedar Valley, Cedar County, Iowa - Main Bealer Quarry showing channelers in foreground.
    Plate XXXV (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.) Main Bealer Quarry showing channelers in foreground
  • Cedar Valley, Cedar County, Iowa - Quarry methods in vogue at the Bealer Quarry:  (a) hand gadding,  (b) Steam drill, a common type of rock drill, and (c) Doubler channeler. Plate XXXVI (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.)
    a) Hand gadding
    Plate XXXVI (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.)
    Hand gadding
    b) Steam drill, a common type of rock drill. Plate XXXVI (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.) Steam drill, a common type of rock drill
    c) Doubler channeler
    Plate XXXVI (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.)
    Doubler channeler
  • Center Point, Iowa - Sweeting Quarry, 4624 Cedar Ridge Road, Center Point, Iowa 52213, (319) 849-2243, an Aggregate Quarry of Wendling Quarries, Inc. (present-day company)
  • Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa - City Quarry, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa.
    Plate XLVII (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.) City Quarry, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa.
  • Chickasaw, Iowa - Quarry in cherty dolomitic beds at the Gypidula comis horizon a short distance above the bridge at Chickasaw. 
    Fig. 24 (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.) Quarry in cherty dolomitic beds at the Gypidula comis horizon a short distance above the bridge at Chickasaw. 

  • Clarksville, Butler County, Iowa - Schrader Quarry, Clarksville, Butler County, Iowa, showing the flaggy, lithographic facies of the Cedar Valley.
    Fig. 23 (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.) Schrader Quarry, Clarksville, Butler County, Iowa, showing the flaggy, lithographic facies of the Cedar Valley. 
  • Clinton, Iowa - Lyons Quarry, 1832 Highway 67, Clinton, Iowa, (563) 243-3824, an Aggregate Quarry of Wendling Quarries, Inc. (present-day company)
  • Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa - Thomas Carey Quarry section showing the general character of the Niagara beds of the region.  The chert beds are rather prominent.
    Plate XXXVIII  (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.) Thomas Carey Quarry section showing the general character of the Niagara beds of the region.
  • Clayton, Clayton County, Iowa - Quarry of Clayton White Sand Company, Clayton, Clayton County, Iowa.
    The beds developed belong to the Saint Peter sandstone and are almost free from impurities. Plate XXXI (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.) Quarry of Clayton White Sand Company, Clayton, Clayton county, Iowa.
  • Coralville (west of), Johnson County, Iowa - Klein Limestone Quarry - River Products Company, Inc. (present-day company), 3445 Deer Creek Road S.E., Iowa City, Iowa 52240, (319) 351.8535.

    According to the “History of River Products Company, Inc.” section of this web site, the Klein Quarry is located west of Coralville, Johnson County, Iowa. The company began a crushing operation at the Klein Quarry in 1982. Access to this quarry is not allowed without prior approval. You can contact the company for further information.

  • Cresco, Howard County, Iowa - Hallman Quarry showing principal quarry beds.  Cresco, Howard County, Iowa.
    Plate XLIX  (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906.) Hallman Quarry showing principal quarry beds. Cresco, Howard County, Iowa.
  • Cresco, Howard County, Iowa - City Quarry about one and one-half miles north of Cresco.  The product is a natural macadam.
    Plate XLIX   (From Iowa Geological Survey, Vol. XVII, Fifteenth Annual Report of the Iowa State Geologist, 1906). City Quarry about one and one-half miles north of Cresco.

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