Transport yourself back to a time when 80’s rock ruled the music scene! Dust off your favorite band shirt, bring the family, and get ready to Rock the Quarry with the sounds of Styx, Journey, and Toto!
Quarry: Quarry, place where dimension stone or aggregate (sand, gravel, crushed rock) is mined. The products of dimension stone quarries are prismatic blocks of rock such as marble, granite, limestone, sandstone, and slate.
Quarrying The limestone industry: environmental, social and economic considerations. Quarrying limestone is big business but the need for limestone has to be balanced against the economic, environmental and social effects.
A quarry rock splitter is someone who splits or separates blocks of rough stone from a quarry mass, using a jackhammer and wedges. It is a highly specialized job that is only done in stone quarries, which are a type of open-pit mine from which rock and minerals are extracted for use as building materials.
Your Rock of Ages tour experience typically begins at our modern Visitors Center. Here you may watch a video about the quarrying and manufacturing processes, browse the historic photos and exhibits, and shop for granite …