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Quarry View, Indiana Limestone Company, Bedford, Indiana, October 1929

By Indiana Bedford Photographer Jackson

Abstract

Limestone has been the hallmark of the local economy in and around Bedford since the 1870s. Here, huge blocks of the famous "Bedford stone" are harvested from one of the area quarries using rigs, channeling machines and saws to separate the stone.Lawrence County Journe

Topics: Lawrence County (Ind.); Limestone industry; Limestone--Indiana; Quarries and quarrying--Indiana
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1920
OAI identifier: oai:images.indianahistory.org:V0002/1705
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