Tony Vagneur: Marble's unique history is etched in stone ...

Nov 15, 2019· In 1990, the quarry reopened, and after several owners, now ships marble blocks to Italy for refinishing. The Marble Mill Site alongside the Crystal River is quite impressive with its towering marble stanchions. One of the nicest remaining buildings in town is the old high school, or what is today referred to as the Marble Charter School.

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About Colorado Yule Marble | martincooney.com

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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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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Yule Old Marble Quarry - ostseepension-schmidt.de

Yule Old Marble Quarry. 2011927the clean white marble deposits of the yule creek were first discovered in the late 1870sinor quarrying occurred between that discovery and the early 1900sajor development occurred in 1905, when colhanning meek, with some help from the rockefellers, raised 3 million to develop the colorado yule marble quarry.

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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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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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Yule Marble - Wikipedia

Mar 26, 2009· Welcome to The Colorado Yule Marble Quarry located in Marble, Colorado, USA. This historic quarry has been in existence for over 100 years. Located in the heart of America, it has produced the ...

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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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Yule Creek Lodge, 49 Marble Quarry Rd, Marble, CO (2019)

Yule Creek Lodge in Marble provides a real mountain getaway experience for the whole family. Details: This off the grid home includes running water, showers, indoor bathroom, laundry, refrigerator, gas cooking stove and fireplace.

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View of the Yule Marble Quarry

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Colorado Stone Quarries | Marble, Colorado - YouTube

Jun 01, 2016· In Marble, CO there is a stone quarry that has unearthed marble that has graced the Lincoln Memorial, the Tomb of the Unknowns, the Equitable Building (among other skyscrapers in NYC), and so much ...

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

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 …

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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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Italians opening new portal to Yule quarry in Marble ...

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

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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, D.C. Yule Marble was declared the Colorado State Rock in 2004.

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COLORADO YULE MARBLE – UNIQUE MARBLE COMPANY dot com

At long last, the once splendid Colorado Yule Marble Company's prized marble quarry is back in business, and how! ... a newly revitalized famous old quarry is once again back in business like never before. New experienced Italian management, backed with sufficient capital with which to capitalize upon such a rare asset, point to Yule being ...

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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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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 WA600 Wheel Loader. Translation: One big frackin' forklift!

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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 9,000' feet above sea level just outside of Marble, Colorado, USA, and is completely landlocked.

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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 - Colorado Ghost Town

The company that handeled the mining here was the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company and the Colorado-Yule Marble Company which J.C. Osgood, of nearby redstone fame, had control of. The town is still alive today although there isn't much mining going on.

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A Look Inside Colorado's Stunning Marble Quarry | Aspen ...

May 01, 2016· A Look Inside Colorado's 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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Colorado Stone Quarries

Yule Marble was discovered in the Crystal River Valley in the spring of 1873 by geologist Sylvester Richardson. George Yule, (for whom the marble was later named), was the prospector who "rediscovered" the marble in 1874. In the same year samples of the marble were taken, polished, and later appeared in Denver but failed to generate interest.

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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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The Colorado Yule Marble Quarry: Our National Treasure

The Tomb of The Unknowns Monument came from this quarry in 1931 and is need of replacement due to heavy fractures. This DVD shows the only documentation of the search for the replacement marble for the Tomb Die Block now at Arlington National Cemetery. The history of the old Marble Finishing Mill is narrated by Historian Oscar McCollum, Jr.

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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 WA600 …

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Marble Quarry Road in Marble, CO - Aspen Trail Finder

Apr 15, 2016· Marble Quarry Road is an difficult road you can hike, run, and mountain bike to the Yule Marble Quarry gate. This is a 3.1 mile dirt road in Marble, CO. More information about the Yule Marble Quarry can be found at: Colorado Stone Quarries – Colorado Yule Marble Quarry Marble Tourism Association – Yule Marble Quarry

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Cystal Mill Mine, Devil's 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 world's largest.

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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 …

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Colorado Marble — Colorado Stone Quarries

Those on the west, being the John Osgood quarry, (pit-type 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. VISIT OUR SHOWROOM IN NEW YORK CITY AT 129W 22ND ST CHELSEA

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