Yule Old Marble Quarry

Those on the west being the John Osgood quarry pittype started in the early 1890s and the present day quarry started in 1905 by the Colorado Yule Marble Company inside the mountain The east side quarry started in 1904 by the Strauss brothers was quarried inside Whitehouse Mountain

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Colorado Yule Marble Quarry

Colorado Yule Marble Quarry The Colorado Yule Marble Quarry produces one of the finest white marbles in the world It operated from 1905 to 1941 and is the source of the stone used for the exterior of the Lincoln Memorial and the Tomb of the Unknowns in Washington DC Yule Marble was declared the Colorado State Rock in 2004

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Colorado Yule Marble Quarry Ron Bailey

Almost all of the current quarrying is taking place in these new quarries while the old quarry remains a proud silent page in the history of the USA The Colorado Yule Marble Quarry is unique in that it sits at 9000 feet above sea level just outside of Marble Colorado USA and is completely landlocked

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The Colorado Yule Marble Quarry Aria Stone Gallery

To this day five grades of marble are still quarried at the Yule Marble Quarry Calacatta Lincoln Calacatta Gold Extra Calacatta Golden Classic Statuario Colorado and Aspen Grey The Calacatta Lincoln is by far the quarry’s most prestigious and sought after material

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Yule Quarry DVD Ron Bailey

This DVD is the definitive work on the Colorado Yule Marble Quarry what is now referred to as the Old Quarry abandoned marble finishing mill and search for the Tomb exchange block The run time is 3 hours and 24 minutes with each segment standing on its own to be watched separately if desired

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About Colorado Yule Marble

And in true Yule marble quarry tradition following in the footsteps of John C Osgood and Channing F Meek this time around it came about via the efforts of Denver oilman Stacy Dunn 1989 Disaster strikes Yule marble yet again as the quarries’ new owner Stacy Dunn follows a similar fate to that of Channing Meek back in 1912

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Marble Colorado Western Mining History

Yule Marble Company Finishing Mill ca 1913 At its peak the Colorado Yule Marble Company employed several hundred men at the enormous finishing mill at Marble with a high percentage of them being skilled laborers from Italy The quarry employed around 125 men Marble peaked in 1914 with around 1500 residents

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Colorado Rocky Mountain High Home of the Famous Yule

Sep 17 2018 · The quarry is an awesome place to work the stone is one of the finest marbles in the world and home of marble that built the Lincoln Memorial and serves as the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington In 2013 the opportunity to assist one of the previous owners open a new white marble quarry and I now am involved in a new operation

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Italians opening new portal to Yule quarry in Marble

Jul 22 2012 · Kelley CoxPost IndependentKimberly Perrin administrative manager of the Yule marble quarry in Marble gives Post Independent reporter John Colson a tour of the massive marble area is backlit by one of four portals into the underground quarry which produces snow white marble flecked with gold

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Marble Colorado Wikipedia

The Town of Marble was first incorporated in 1899 Marble remains a statutory town of the State of Colorado today The quarry The town is the location of a historic Yule Marble quarry along the mountains that began operations in the late 19th century and from which the town draws its name It has been used for the Tomb of the Unknowns as well as for parts of the Lincoln Memorial in

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A Brief History of Marble be it the stone or the town

The Town of Marble was incorporated in 1899 and the marble industry grew slowly because the marble was difficult to extract and transporting it was a longstanding challenge Shown here is the main chamber of the Yule Quarry circa 1920s where all the blocks for the Lincoln Memorial were quarried and sent to the finishing mill

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Marble Tourism Association History

By 1905 there were three more or less active marble quarries operating and Marbles population had grown to 150 The Colorado Yule Marble Company organized in 1906 leased the Crystal River Railroad from Carbondale to Placita and built 7 miles of new track into Marble naming the spur the Crystal River San Juan Railroad

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yule old marble quarry

Marble Colorado Western Mining History Yule Marble Quarry ca 1910 A settlement was established at Marble in the 1880s as a supply point for prospectors in the area but remained a small outpost until the late 1890s when sporadic shipments of marble started leaving the valley

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A Look Inside Colorados Stunning Marble Quarry Aspen

May 01 2016 · A Look Inside Colorados Stunning Marble Quarry Mazzucchelli immediately recognized the value in what was then called the Colorado Yule Quarry Taking advantage of a thick seam of unusually pure marble high in a mountain southeast of town the quarry started producing in the 1870s and provided the stone for the Lincoln Memorial and the Tomb

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Pt1 Miners Turned Quarry Men Colorado Yule Marble

Mar 22 2018 · THE STORY OF COLORADO YULE MARBLE AT Part 1 1884 to 1900 Miners Turned Quarry Men As circumstances were to conspire it was miners not quarrymen who first recognized the commercial potential of what we now know as Colorado Yule Marble Colorado Yule Marble may be found only in the Yule Creek Valley three miles southeast

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Yule Marble Colorado Quarry Heavy live work dream

Sep 20 2013 · A trip to the historic Yule Marble Quarry site is especially a must for anyone who likes seeing heavy equipment in action We pulled up just in time to watch a crew load and unload 15 ton blocks of marble using a Komatsu WA600 Wheel Loader Translation One big frackin’ forklift

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Italians opening new portal to Yule quarry in Marble

Jul 22 2012 · Kelley CoxPost IndependentKimberly Perrin administrative manager of the Yule marble quarry in Marble gives Post Independent reporter John Colson a tour of the massive marble area is backlit by one of four portals into the underground quarry which produces snow white marble flecked with gold

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A Brief History of Marble be it the stone or the town

The Town of Marble was incorporated in 1899 and the marble industry grew slowly because the marble was difficult to extract and transporting it was a longstanding challenge Shown here is the main chamber of the Yule Quarry circa 1920s where all the blocks for the Lincoln Memorial were quarried and sent to the finishing mill

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Cystal Mill Mine Devils Punchbowl Marble Colorado

Marble Colorado is about 17 miles southwest of Aspen as the crow flies At one time it was home to thousands of people many of them Italian immigrants working the marble obtained from the Yule Quarry in a finishing mill which was the worlds largest

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Timeline Marble Historical Society

1892 The Colorado Marble and Mining Company started work to develop the marble beds on Yule Creek The townsite of Marble was awarded the Post Office which both Marble and Clarence had requested 1893 John C Osgood’s Yule Creek White Marble Company sent a large block of marble from the Yule Creek quarry to the World’ Columbian

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Marble Tourism Association History

By 1905 there were three more or less active marble quarries operating and Marbles population had grown to 150 The Colorado Yule Marble Company organized in 1906 leased the Crystal River Railroad from Carbondale to Placita and built 7 miles of new track into Marble naming the spur the Crystal River San Juan Railroad

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Marble Colorado Ghost Town

The company that handeled the mining here was the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company and the ColoradoYule Marble Company which JC Osgood of nearby redstone fame had control of The town is still alive today although there isnt much mining going on

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Marble Hidden History and Old West Haunts of Colorado

When I first visited Marble in 1987 the Yule Quarry was closed and without a barrier denying access We took the old road up and stared at the piles of marble strewn along the way with huge slabs creating artificial waterfalls along Yule Creek Near the entrance to the quarry itself was a mass of marble

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Marble Colorado Wikipedia

The Town of Marble was first incorporated in 1899 Marble remains a statutory town of the State of Colorado today The quarry The town is the location of a historic Yule Marble quarry along the mountains that began operations in the late 19th century and from which the town draws its name It has been used for the Tomb of the Unknowns as well as for parts of the Lincoln Memorial in

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About – Old Grain

About Old Grain Based in Marble Colorado home to the historic Yule Marble quarry Old Grain was forged from a love of the history in natural materials and a passion for wood Whether it is a whole building or a simple bed our credo is to skillfully fit pieces of old wood together into a silhouette of a home or a frame of something that is

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A diamond in the rough RED Graniti 20141001

Oct 01 2014 · Perched high in the Rocky Mountains is the Colorado Yule marble quarry which is operated by Colorado Stone Quarries CSQ and owned by its parent company RED Graniti SpA a leading stone producer based in the province of MassaCarrara Italy Founded more than 140 years ago in Marble CO the quarry has a storied past Since the beginning it has gone through several

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Marble Mill Site Articles Colorado Encyclopedia

The old Colorado Yule Marble quarry opened again in 1988 In 2014 forty people worked there The old Colorado Yule marble mill has been covered with weeds Parts of the old plant and some marble rock can still be seen About eighty people live in the town of Marble

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ONLY Yule Marble Quarry Marble CO Superlatives on

Quick Description This quarry and mill site provide world famous Colorado Yule Marble the marble of the Lincoln Memorial building and the Tomb of the Unknowns Yule Marble is a type of metamorphosed limestone found only in the Yule Creek Valley in the West Elk Mountains of Colorado 28 miles

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Marble Institute of Colorado carving symposium draws Yule

The unique symposium has been hosting amateur and professional sculptors and artists in weeklong summer sessions amidst the scattered marble around the Yule Quarry in Marble

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Marble Hidden History and Old West Haunts of Colorado

When I first visited Marble in 1987 the Yule Quarry was closed and without a barrier denying access We took the old road up and stared at the piles of marble strewn along the way with huge slabs creating artificial waterfalls along Yule Creek Near the entrance to the quarry itself was a mass of marble

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