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Idaho Stone Industry in 1894

Excerpts from the

"Sixteenth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey
Part IV.-Mineral Resources of the United States, 1894, Nonmetallic Products."

Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey
Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1895.

Excerpts from the chapter on "Stone," by William C. Day:

The Idaho Sandstone Industry in the Mid-1890s:

Idaho.-The output of sandstone in Idaho exceeded that of the census year, but the industry does not yet cut much of a figure. The produce is confined to Ada County.

The Idaho Limestone Industry in the Mid-1890s:

Idaho.-A little limestone was converted into $5,315 worth of lime in Kootenai, Bingham, Alturas, and Fremont counties.

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