Independent Limestone Company; Railroads; Quarries and quarrying; Dimension stone
A view of a railway line running right through the quarry. Quarry developers were ever mindful of location when selecting a site--while they could utilize existing state and federal tracks, they were responsible for financing the construction of...
Independent Limestone Company; Quarries and quarrying; Dimension stone
This shot depicts a large pile of recently quarried limestone blocks prepared on December 1, 1930 before being sent to the mill for processing. This particular grouping contains a range of different kinds of limestone including 20,000 cubic feet of...
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.
Independent Limestone Company; Murrells Inlet (Sc.); Stone carving
This sculpture, called Riders of the Dawn was designed by A.A. Weinman and sculpted by Robert A. Baillie using limestone from the Independent Limestone Company and is one of more than 1,200 sculptures on display at the Brookgreen Sculpture Gardens...
Independent Limestone Company; National Cathedral (Washington, D.C.)
This interior shot of the West Rose window inside the nave of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. was taken by Hal Carrie for a postcard published shortly after the completion of the cathedral in 1990.