Planing-machines; Lintels; Church buildings; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
Planers such as the side planer seen here were used to fashion various limestone pieces. The planer on the left is working across the stone. Here two workers can be seen carving figures into large slabs of limestone.
Railroads; Switching locomotives; Quarries and quarrying; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
Switch engines like the one pictured were widely employed in the stone industry and instrumental in transporting the material over great distances both within and outside of Indiana. While stone mills would make use of the existing rail...