Sandstone Quarries Of The Keweenaw P1
Sandstone Quarries Of The Keweenaw P1
Zhengzhou, Henan China
24 hours At your service

Sandstone Quarries Of The Keweenaw P1

Quarries - Michigan Technological University

The Jacobsville Sandstone was quarried extensively in the Keweenaw, and the red stone was used all over the midwest and eastern US as a building material. The beds of sandstone had very thick homogeneous layers which facilitated quarrying of very

More

Sandstone Facade (Part One) - El Moore

Jul 11, 2014  Much like Detroit, with its rich history of manufacturing might and quick cycles of boom and bust, the Keweenaw region has a fascinating history centered around copper mining and for a short period of time (1870s-1900) the sandstone quarries

More

Sandstone - Michigan Technological University

The red sandstone now called “Jacobsville” is a spectacular part of Keweenaw geology, making up much of the SE side of the Peninsula, south of the great Keweenaw Fault. The rock was quarried and used in many of the most impressive buildings. Sandstone is

More

Jacobsville Quarries - Michigan Technological University

Jacobsville Quarries were very active in the period from 1883 to 1896, when the sandstone was fashionable and used for many buildings, not only in Michigan and nearby areas, but all over the eastern US. The sandstone was quarried near Jacobsville in a

More

Portage Entry Quarries Company Collection MS-053

outcrops along the eastern shore of the Keweenaw Peninsula. George Craig, Senior, first identified the rock’s potential commercial value in the late 1860s or early 1870s, according to different reports. Despite the quality of the sandstone, Craig was unable to develop the necessary capital to open and operate a successful quarry.

More

Member Detail Keweenaw Convention Visitor’s Bureau

It was started in 1887 as a fishing village at the mouth of the Portage River. It was the site of the sandstone quarry that provided the building material for many of the Copper Country's businesses and churches. Jacobsville sandstone also made its way to many cities in the eastern United States. In 1900 it had a population of 800.

More

A Brief Geological History of the Keweenaw : Articles ...

Located in the Upper Midwest, the Keweenaw (and Upper Michigan as a whole) does not get very much attention from the mountaineering world, and rightfully so since the highpoint of the state (located very near the Keweenaw!), Mt. Arvon, is a mere 1979 feet above sea level. However, what the Keweenaw lacks in height it more than makes up for in ...

More

Hstory in Stone - Lake Superior Magazine

Oct 11, 2017  Marquette sandstone, termed brownstone for its brown-purple hue, was quarried close to the Lake near the southern edge of the city. Marquette Brownstone Company was a main supplier. Jacobsville sandstone, called redstone for its color, came from a small quarry in the southeast corner of the Keweenaw Peninsula near the Portage Canal.

More

Sandstone Facade (Part One) - El Moore

Jul 11, 2014  Much like Detroit, with its rich history of manufacturing might and quick cycles of boom and bust, the Keweenaw region has a fascinating history centered around copper mining and for a short period of time (1870s-1900) the sandstone quarries

More

Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission

Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission Minutes of meeting, April 24, 2001 ... because of the impact and significance the sandstone quarry has made to the area. Two quarries are visible from the road but Elsa said visitors often come asking about the history or the quarry and the residents have a great opportunity to tell the ...

More

Portage Entry Quarries Company Collection MS-053

outcrops along the eastern shore of the Keweenaw Peninsula. George Craig, Senior, first identified the rock’s potential commercial value in the late 1860s or early 1870s, according to different reports. Despite the quality of the sandstone, Craig was unable to develop the necessary capital to open and operate a successful quarry.

More

Publication 51 THE CAMBRIAN SANDSTONES NORTHERN

of Keweenaw Peninsula to Encampment d'Ours Island in the St. Mary's River. Throughout most of this distance the outcrop belt extends from 1 to 20 miles inland where it either pinches out or is covered by younger sediments. Exposures are also found in a lowland area, about 20 miles wide east of the Keweenaw fault, extending

More

Jacobsville Sandstone: a candidate for nomination for ...

that came to the Keweenaw to work in copper mines in the same area as part of North America’s early metal mining. Copper mining started in 1845 and continued until the 1960s, while sandstone mining began about 1880 and lasted through to about 1920. Use of Jacobsville Sandstone was conspicuous in

More

A Brief Geological History of the Keweenaw : Articles ...

Located in the Upper Midwest, the Keweenaw (and Upper Michigan as a whole) does not get very much attention from the mountaineering world, and rightfully so since the highpoint of the state (located very near the Keweenaw!), Mt. Arvon, is a mere 1979 feet above sea level. However, what the Keweenaw lacks in height it more than makes up for in ...

More

Hstory in Stone - Lake Superior Magazine

Oct 11, 2017  Marquette sandstone, termed brownstone for its brown-purple hue, was quarried close to the Lake near the southern edge of the city. Marquette Brownstone Company was a main supplier. Jacobsville sandstone, called redstone for its color, came from a small quarry in the southeast corner of the Keweenaw Peninsula near the Portage Canal.

More

Full Listing of Falls Waterfalls of the Keweenaw

From the sandstone drops of Ontonagon to the volcanic plunges of the Huron Mountains to Keweenaw Ridge's craggy slides, he's gotten around. Some of the falls end up being surprising finds, numerous drops that are not documented anywhere else, while others end up being huge disappointments that barely warrant the long searches and planning stages.

More

Sandstone Facade UPDATE (Part Three) - El Moore

Jul 31, 2014  This was our stone, stone that came from the same quarries in the Keweenaw region, this was very old stone. Jamie explain that the owner of Metropolitan Stone had worked with the demolition contractor to save as much of the sandstone from the First Unitarian Church in

More

The Lake Superior Basin's Fiery Beginning - Lake Superior ...

Jun 01, 2002  This left the tilted, upturned edges of the harder lava flows around the margins, with the middle of the rift occupied by several miles of overlying sedimentary rock, mostly sandstone. We see these sandstones today making up the Bayfield Peninsula and Apostle Islands, the north shore of the Keweenaw and the southeast part of Isle Royale.

More

Our Top 7 Keweenaw Ghost Towns to Explore Keweenaw ...

Sep 30, 2020  Copper Country Ghost Towns Cemeteries The discovery of copper in 1840 by Michigan’s first state geologist, Douglass Houghton, brought about America’s first mineral rush which led to a rapid influx of immigrants to the area. Fortune-seekers from all around the world flocked to the Keweenaw. To accommodate the needs of the copper miners, towns []

More

Keweenaw Peninsula Field Trip – Department of Geoscience ...

The Keweenaw fault, which was originally a graben-bounding normal fault, is now a high-angle reverse fault. The Jacobsville sandstone was deposited during and after reverse movement on the fault covering the entire basin with 3 km of red sandstone. The Keweenaw

More

Reading the Rock

The Jacobsville Sandstone is interpreted as a fluvial continental sandstone, formed from the flow of rivers over the landscape, flowing from mountains which were found to the south and east of the Keweenaw, into the basin that had formed from the great Keweenaw rift. Since there was no vegetation on the surface, the rivers could erode and deposit more freely and they made channeled surface ...

More

Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Keweenaw Peninsula and ...

The area of this data set includes the classic geology and mineral deposits of the Keweenaw Peninsula, renowned for the occurrence of great volumes of Middle Proterozoic flood basalts and the world's largest concentration of native copper. Native copper was mined there continuously from the 1840's to the 1960's. For the earlier part of that period the Keweenawan native copper district was the ...

More

Keweenaw Peninsula Field Trip – Department of Geoscience ...

The Keweenaw fault, which was originally a graben-bounding normal fault, is now a high-angle reverse fault. The Jacobsville sandstone was deposited during and after reverse movement on the fault covering the entire basin with 3 km of red sandstone. The Keweenaw

More

Publication 51 THE CAMBRIAN SANDSTONES NORTHERN

of Keweenaw Peninsula to Encampment d'Ours Island in the St. Mary's River. Throughout most of this distance the outcrop belt extends from 1 to 20 miles inland where it either pinches out or is covered by younger sediments. Exposures are also found in a lowland area, about 20 miles wide east of the Keweenaw fault, extending

More

Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission

Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission Minutes of meeting, April 24, 2001 ... because of the impact and significance the sandstone quarry has made to the area. Two quarries are visible from the road but Elsa said visitors often come asking about the history or the quarry and the residents have a great opportunity to tell the ...

More

Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Keweenaw Peninsula and ...

The area of this data set includes the classic geology and mineral deposits of the Keweenaw Peninsula, renowned for the occurrence of great volumes of Middle Proterozoic flood basalts and the world's largest concentration of native copper. Native copper was mined there continuously from the 1840's to the 1960's. For the earlier part of that period the Keweenawan native copper district was the ...

More

Hstory in Stone - Lake Superior Magazine

Oct 11, 2017  Marquette sandstone, termed brownstone for its brown-purple hue, was quarried close to the Lake near the southern edge of the city. Marquette Brownstone Company was a main supplier. Jacobsville sandstone, called redstone for its color, came from a small quarry in the southeast corner of the Keweenaw Peninsula near the Portage Canal.

More

Our Top 7 Keweenaw Ghost Towns to Explore Keweenaw ...

Sep 30, 2020  Copper Country Ghost Towns Cemeteries The discovery of copper in 1840 by Michigan’s first state geologist, Douglass Houghton, brought about America’s first mineral rush which led to a rapid influx of immigrants to the area. Fortune-seekers from all around the world flocked to the Keweenaw. To accommodate the needs of the copper miners, towns []

More

Full Listing of Falls Waterfalls of the Keweenaw

From the sandstone drops of Ontonagon to the volcanic plunges of the Huron Mountains to Keweenaw Ridge's craggy slides, he's gotten around. Some of the falls end up being surprising finds, numerous drops that are not documented anywhere else, while others end up being huge disappointments that barely warrant the long searches and planning stages.

More

Sandstone Facade UPDATE (Part Three) - El Moore

Jul 31, 2014  This was our stone, stone that came from the same quarries in the Keweenaw region, this was very old stone. Jamie explain that the owner of Metropolitan Stone had worked with the demolition contractor to save as much of the sandstone from the First Unitarian Church in

More

GC36MT6 The Keweenaw Boulder Garden (Earthcache) in ...

The Keweenaw Boulder Garden (GC36MT6) was created by youngjl on 10/26/2011. It's a Not chosen size geocache, with difficulty of 1.5, terrain of 1.5. It's located in Michigan, United States. Connection to the Earth Science Curriculum Essential Lessons: 1.

More

The Lake Superior Basin's Fiery Beginning - Lake Superior ...

Jun 01, 2002  This left the tilted, upturned edges of the harder lava flows around the margins, with the middle of the rift occupied by several miles of overlying sedimentary rock, mostly sandstone. We see these sandstones today making up the Bayfield Peninsula and Apostle Islands, the north shore of the Keweenaw and the southeast part of Isle Royale.

More

Rock Collecting Tour of the Western Upper Peninsula of ...

Go straight south from Lake Linden to Dreamland and Jacobsville on the Keweenaw Bay Peninsula. Jacobsville was the site of the redstone quarries, a very high quality sandstone used throughout the country for some famous buildings, including the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York.

More

sandstones

The rim of the Marshall sandstone comes to, or is near, the surface in many places from the tip of the Thumb where it is carved to interesting scenery, through Huron, Jackson, Calhoun, and Ottawa counties. In the early day many quarries were opened in it and the sandstone used for building purposes.

More

Michigan Tech Archives Copper Country Historical ...

The Portage Entry Quarry operated several quarries in the Keweenaw, carving out blocks of sandstone that were used in commercial and residential buildings throughout the United States. Many of these grand and stately buildings still stand today, enduring monuments to

More

MLA Citations - Conway Railroads - Google Sites

"Sandstone Quarries of the Keweenaw (p2) « Copper Country Explorer." Sandstone Quarries of the Keweenaw (p2) « Copper Country Explorer ...

More