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Yule Marble Quarry – Marble, CO - Uncover Colorado

The Yule Marble Quarry is a working quarry and, as such, is not open to tours. Since it is underground, it is not visible from the top, and visitors will not have access to it. The old viewing area has been permanently closed due to dangerous conditions, and visitors should not ignore warning signs.

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About Colorado Yule Marble

2020-6-23  1986 Steps are taken to reopen the Yule marble quarry, for the third time. 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

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Colorado Marble — Colorado Stone Quarries

2021-2-15  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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Quarry in Marble facing scrutiny from federal, state ...

The quarry operators Colorado Stone Quarries are facing scrutiny from federal and state agencies after an October diesel spill. Photo by Mike Stevens/EcoFlight. ... Until then, the old Yule Creek channel also will remain full of fill material, including marble blocks.

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Pt.1) Miners Turned Quarry Men: Colorado Yule

2018-3-22  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 Yule Marble Quarry - Ron Bailey

The interior of the Yule Quarry is an all-encompassing cathedral of the whitest marble in the world, whose surfaces are merely soiled and sooty from wood and coal burnt long ago for warmth and to fuel the old blacksmith shop, as well as diesel smoke from the large machines of our day.

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History Projects — Colorado Stone Quarries

The Yule Marble quarry was opened in 1886 by geologist Sylvester Richardson. The quarry is located in the Crystal River Valley, in a town appropriately named, "Marble, Colorado - USA". The white marble called Colorado Yule marble, has been extracted from the quarry, (which covers and area of approximately 2.8 miles from North to South), ever ...

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

2020-12-19  MARBLE, Colo. – Work is under way to drive a new portal into the seam of unique white marble at Colorado Stone Quarries, Inc., in what the quarry’s administrative manager, Kimberly Perrin, said is an important new development in the business.”This

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Works at the Yule Marble Quarry -... - Western Mining ...

Bannack, Montana was the site of the first gold rush in the Montana ... Territory. The town had up to 5,000 residents by the summer of 1863 and briefly served as the territorial capitol in 1864.

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

2020-12-19  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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Pt.1) Miners Turned Quarry Men: Colorado Yule

2018-3-22  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 Colorado Quarry Heavy Equipment

2013-9-20  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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Yule Marble - Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core

2019-7-29  Yule Marble 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 9,300 feet (2,800 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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Colorado Yule Marble Quarry - Ron Bailey

The interior of the Yule Quarry is an all-encompassing cathedral of the whitest marble in the world, whose surfaces are merely soiled and sooty from wood and coal burnt long ago for warmth and to fuel the old blacksmith shop, as well as diesel smoke from the large machines of our day.

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History Projects — Colorado Stone Quarries

The Yule Marble quarry was opened in 1886 by geologist Sylvester Richardson. The quarry is located in the Crystal River Valley, in a town appropriately named, "Marble, Colorado - USA". The white marble called Colorado Yule marble, has been extracted from the quarry, (which covers and area of approximately 2.8 miles from North to South), ever ...

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Marble - Hidden History and Old West Haunts of

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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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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Steam tractor hauling marble down from a... - Historical ...

2019-12-6  Meek formed the Colorado-Yule Marble Company, with himself as president, and sold his new purchases to the company. The company immediately set to work on Osgood’s old undeveloped claim, beginning the first operations at what was now call the Yule Quarry.

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A part of the quarry legacy that gets... - Marble ...

A part of the quarry legacy that gets forgotten about... headstones at the National cemeteries. ... The old Red Rock Diner in Carbondale. Marble, Colorado Community Page. ... The last marble to come out of the Yule Marble Quarry that was used for headstones at Arlington National Cemetery. April,

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The Yule Marble Quarry and Finishing Mill

2018-3-28  became known as an old-timer expert there, organized the Marble Historical Society in 1977, and published a 2-volume book on Marble history in 1992. Peter finished high school while living in Marble, and spent a summer driving jeep tours in the upper Crystal River Valley, with one of the most popular destinations being the Yule Marble Quarry.

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Colorado Yule Marble Quarry - Ron Bailey

The interior of the Yule Quarry is an all-encompassing cathedral of the whitest marble in the world, whose surfaces are merely soiled and sooty from wood and coal burnt long ago for warmth and to fuel the old blacksmith shop, as well as diesel smoke from the large machines of our day.

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History Projects — Colorado Stone Quarries

The Yule Marble quarry was opened in 1886 by geologist Sylvester Richardson. The quarry is located in the Crystal River Valley, in a town appropriately named, "Marble, Colorado - USA". The white marble called Colorado Yule marble, has been extracted from the quarry, (which covers and area of approximately 2.8 miles from North to South), ever ...

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

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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Marble Mill Site Articles Colorado Encyclopedia

2021-1-29  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 Creek Lodge, 49 Marble Quarry Rd, Marble, CO

2020-8-10  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. Sleeps: 6+ Contact: Scott Dillard (970) 355-4080 or email [email protected] Availability: year round (no minimum or maximum stay :)

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

2021-2-27  The Yule Marble quarry closed in 1941 as a result of declining demand and the entry of the United States into WWII. Much of the equipment and railroad was scrapped and used in the war effort. The population of Marble continued to declinedown to a population of 1 in the 1950s (schoolteacher Teresa Herman).

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Steam tractor hauling marble down from a... - Historical ...

2019-12-6  Meek formed the Colorado-Yule Marble Company, with himself as president, and sold his new purchases to the company. The company immediately set to work on Osgood’s old undeveloped claim, beginning the first operations at what was now call the Yule Quarry.

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A part of the quarry legacy that gets... - Marble ...

A part of the quarry legacy that gets forgotten about... headstones at the National cemeteries. ... The old Red Rock Diner in Carbondale. Marble, Colorado Community Page. ... The last marble to come out of the Yule Marble Quarry that was used for headstones at Arlington National Cemetery. April,

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