Sandstone Quarries

Kettle River quarry, Sandstone, Minnesota, circa 1910. Photo from Minnesota Historical Society #mhsmp4 9 sd r6

The base of the Capitol dome was cut out of sandstone from a quarry in what is now Banning State Park, near Sanstone, MN.


Blocks of sandstone showing channeling marks that were drilled to cut the pieces out of the quarry. Photo by Randy Croce, 2011
Randy Croce