Ottawa Silica Company

Call Number: 
0154
Date: 
1954
Notes: 

Near Ottawa, SE/4 9-33N-3E, LaSalle County, Illinois Pit in St. Peter Sandstone. Discharge pipes into scalper which screens out oversize lumps of sandstone. Upper level of pit face is seen in background. Looking northwest;
1 photograph and negative;

Keywords: 

Hydraulic mining
Industrial minerals
St. Peter Sandstone
Quarries--Sandstone--Illinois----LaSalle County

Added Entries: 

Ottawa Silica Company

ID: 
148

 

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