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The Colorado Masons held their annual meeting in Marble in 1988 and the society provided information on the former Marble Chapter and its Masonic Hall location. With the plans developing to re-open the marble quarry, Oscar McCollum consulted with the president of the Colorado Yule Marble Company on historic and environmental aspects of their ...

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Marble, Colorado, Has History, Art And Character Set In ...

Yule Marble, which only comes from this little corner of Colorado, is the official state rock. It's been used in the Lincoln Memorial, the Tomb of the Unknown Solider and Hearst Castle, among many...

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HIKING TRAILS | Marble Crystal River Chamber

If the big white Yule Marble Quarry truck is coming down find a wide spot quick. He will take the inside lane, you MUST stop on the outside. He may have 50 tons of marble on the back. These trails interconnect and take you into the Raggeds Wilderness.

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Quarry in Marble facing scrutiny from federal, state ...

The Pride of America Mine, perched near Yule Creek three miles from the town of Marble, as seen from the air in January. According to quarry operators Colorado Stone Quarries, there are enough marble reserves in the quarries six galleries to continue mining at the current rate for more than 100 years.

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Colorado Stone Quarries | Marble, Colorado - YouTube

To us interesting content comes from the unknown. In Marble, CO there is a stone quarry that has unearthed marble that has graced the Lincoln Memorial, the T...

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Colorado Yule Marble - White Marble - StoneContact.com

Colorado Yule is a kind of white marble quarried in United States. This stone is especially good for Exterior - Interior wall and floor applications, monuments, countertops, mosaic, fountains, pool and and other design projects. It also called Valley Gold Vein Marble,Colorado White Marble,Colorado Yule White Marble,Colorado Yule Lincoln Marble .

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County and HCCA call for Marble quarry action – The Crested ...

Jan 20, 2021 · Trying to avoid a pattern within mining industry [ By Katherine Nettles ] Gunnison County has joined environmental group High Country Conservation Advocates (HCCA) in calling for action at the site of Marble’s well-known Yule Marble quarry where Colorado Stone Quarries, Inc. (CSQ) has changed the alignment of Yule Creek and also spilled diesel fuel in the area.

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Pt.1) Miners Turned Quarry Men: Colorado Yule Marble Quarry ...

Mar 22, 2018 · THE STORY OF COLORADO YULE MARBLE AT MARTINCOONEY.COM 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 Quarry | Marble Tourism Association

The clean white marble deposits of the Yule Creek were first discovered in the late 1870’s. Minor quarrying occurred between that discovery and the early 1900s. Major development occurred in 1905, when Col. Channing Meek, with some help from the Rockefellers, raised $3 million to develop the Colorado Yule Marble Quarry.

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The Colorado Yule Marble Quarry near Marble, Colorado. Yule ...

Jul 31, 2012 - The Colorado Yule Marble Quarry near Marble, Colorado. Yule marble is Colorado's official state rock. You cannot visit the actual quarry as it is underground and there's that whole safety thing. You can see the marble throughout the Lincoln National Memorial in Washington, DC. #colorado

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Pt.1) Miners Turned Quarry Men: Colorado Yule Marble ...

3/22/2018 · THE STORY OF COLORADO YULE MARBLE AT MARTINCOONEY.COM 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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Colorado Marble — Colorado Stone Quarries

This one is a marble of metamorphosed limestone found only in the Yule Creek Valley, in the West Elk Mountains of Colorado, 2.8 miles (4.5 km) southeast of the town of Marble, Colorado. First discovered in 1873, it is quarried today inside a mountain at 10,000 feet (3,050 m) above sea level, in contrast to most marble, which is quarried from an open pit and at much lower elevations.

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Yule Marble Quarry Co - Video Results

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Yule Creek Lodge - Home | Facebook

Yule Creek Lodge in Marble provides a real mountain getaway experience for the whole family. ... 49 Marble Quarry Rd (1,587.62 mi) Marble, CO, CO 81623. Get Directions

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Marble from Colorado has links to our nation's history ...

Oct 16, 2019 · The quarry is located near Marble, Colo., and is best known for producing Yule marble -- a pure, white stone that was named Colorado's state rock in 2004. RELATED: Tomb of the Unknowns to be ...

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

The Colorado-Yule Marble Company closed the quarry and the finishing mill in 1917. By 1920, Marble had a population of only 81. In 1930, however, the Yule-Colorado company was awarded the most prestigious marble contract of the time—that of the block for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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Marble | Gunnison County, CO - Official Website

Marble, CO - Location of the historic Yule Marble quarry from which the town received its name, it is located in the valley of the upper Crystal River along the Elk Mountains

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Marble Mill Site | Articles | Colorado Encyclopedia

The old Colorado Yule marble quarry reopened in 1988, when a small operation leased the quarry from the Vermont Marble Company. The quarry has operated on and off since then. In December 2011 the Italian company RED Graniti of Carrara bought the quarry, which …

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Beulah Marble Quarry | Beulah Historical Society

He married his wife, Louise (Lu) Davis in 1879 in Urbana, Illinois. They had four children, and one on the way when Merritt was killed in the marble quarry. His wife moved to Florence afer his death, and later re-married. Merrit Arledge (born 10-15-1856) was killed at the Beulah Marble Quarry very early on in operations on March 22, 1894.

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Colorado Yule Marble - Characteristics and Hystory - Dedalo Stone

Along and above the east and west side of Yule Creek, from a height of 9,000 feet (2,700 m) to 9,500 feet (2,900 m) there were five quarries, of which only one yule marble quarry on the west side is active today and is a pit-type, like most of the marble quarries in the world (e.g. Carrara).

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