Stone carving; Employees--Stone carvers; Limestone mills; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
Here, stone carvers can be seen putting the finishing touches on some cherubs adorning panels intended for the facade of a building. Notice the man sitting on an old nail keg. Typically, carvers did not sit but stood.
Independent Limestone Company; Quarries and quarrying; Derricks; Boring machinery--Channelers
This image is a quarry level view of the Independent Limestone Company. Notice the large derricks in the background used to transport large slabs of limestone produced by the several channelers at the center of the image.
Limestone Industry--Printed ephemera; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
Fred Matthews sent this letter to Roger Morigi, one the nations premier stone carvers who carved many of the elaborate figures for the Cathedral, on April 24, 1985, following the 1984 release of the film "Stone Carvers" about the stoneworkers of...