Abandoned Stone Quarry

Title

Abandoned Stone Quarry

Subject

Quarries and quarrying
Excavation
Plants
Forests and forestry
Water

Description

An abandoned stone quarry that is filled with water and overgrown vegetation.

Photo caption: "One of thousands of stone quarries, abandoned for use of other materials. Water, 30 to 90 ft. deep covers all of actual quarry excavation, trees have grown in the ledges."

Creator

Matsoukas, Nick John

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

401255
Federal Writers Project

Original Format

commercial print
b&w
60
9 x 15 cm

Citation

Matsoukas, Nick John, “Abandoned Stone Quarry,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 30, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/21025.