• Potsdam sandstone | Peter Russell Rock Garden | University ...

    Potsdam sandstone, sedimentary rock, Cambrian, deposited 500 million years ago. The Potsdam, or Nepean sandstone is found at Inverary, near Kingston which is the origin of it''s name as the Kingston Sandstone. It was laid down in the Cambrian Period. The sandstone shows typical sedimentary features such as ripple marks, low closely - spaced ridges created in sand by the action

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  • Sussing Out Sandstone

     · Sandstone buildings are commonplace all over the world, from Manhattan''s brownstones to Washington DC''s Smithsonian Institution to Jordan''s ancient Petra. The US is home to many productive sandstone quarries, such as the Potsdam sandstone in upstate New York, the Dakota sandstone in Colorado, and the Berea sandstone in Ohio.

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  • GORDON v. BUTLER. | Supreme Court | US Law | LII / Legal ...

    2. Near the town of Potsdam, in New York, there are sandstone quarries, situated on the west bank of Racket River. The land containing them, when the loan was made, was divided into lots, varying in size from seven to thirty-six acres.

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  • maps.potsdammuseum

    Sandstone Quarries and Stone Yards Potsdam Red Sandstone Co. Parmeter Ledge Quarry Clarkson Quarry 1 (West of Racquette River) Clarkson Quarry 2 (East of Racquette River) Clarkson Stone Yard Sandstone Buildings- Central New York George L. Lewis House- Buffalo Cathedral of All Saints- Albany Alexander Brown House- Syracuse

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  • A Clarkson Mosaic

    These sandstone quarries, worked since 1809, had furnished stone for many buildings in Potsdam. and the area. Potsdam''s first sandstone building, a store at the corner of Market and Elm Street (now a. jewelry store), was erected as an experiment to prove that the …

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  • Grès de Potsdam — Wikipédia

    Géographie. Le grès de Potsdam tire son nom de la ville de Potsdam dans l''état de New York où, en 1838, Ebenezer Emmons [2] décrit des affleurements le long de la Rivière Raquette [3].Dans l''état de New York, le grès de Potsdam se trouve surtout au nord et à l''ouest des montagnes Adirondacks.Il existe également des affleurements de grès de Potsdam dans les basses terres du Saint ...

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  • The St. Lawrence Ouarterlv County Historical Association

    Major quarries in the Potsdam sandstone formation were lo- cated at Hammond, Malone, Fort Jackson, and Keeseville, but the "type site" geologists have adopted for the description of Potsdam sandstone is the Parmeter Ledge, located on the Racquette River near the Potsdam-Pierrepont town line. Ironically, the stone at this site is

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  • Methods of Quarrying and Dressing

    Plate VI. Serpentine quarry, Chester, Pennsylvania 362 Plate VII. Marble regions of western New England 386 Plate VIII. Granite quarry at Hallowell, Maine 417 Plate IX. Sandstone quarry at Portland, Connecticut 447 Figures in the Text. Wardwell channeling machine 312 Drilling holes preparatory to splitting by plug and feather 314

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  • The Economy, Clarkson and Sandstone | Clarkson University

     · University namesake Thomas S. Clarkson owned and operated sandstone quarries in Potsdam, N.Y. This weekend, when you are outside enjoying the forecasted warmth and sunshine, take notice of the sandstone that surrounds us. Perhaps each member of our campus community would like to touch a piece of Potsdam Sandstone.

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  • Mineral Collecting in St. Lawrence County | Visit STLC

    By 1838, the county had at least 8 iron furnaces, 7 foundries, 3 lead mines, 4 marble mills and 2 quarries. Quarries near Potsdam and Hopkinton supplied blocks of red Potsdam sandstone for lining the furnaces and for building local homes, businesses, churches and schools. In 1836, New York State established a Geological and Natural History Survey.

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  • Cylindrical Structures in Potsdam Group Sandstone in ...

     · Cylindrical sandstone structures that cut across the bedding in Potsdam Group sandstones in Eastern Ontario have been found at three quarries to the north of Kingston and Gananoque, namely: A) the Hughes quarry, Lots 8 and 9, Concession V, Pittsburgh Township, Frontenac County;

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  • Home of the legendary Berea Sandstone | Cleveland Quarries

    Cleveland Quarries is in the quarrying and fabricating of sandstone. They have the exculsive trademark on berea sandstone. Included in the Cleveland Quarries properties is the Birmingham Quarry from which the Birmingham Buff Sandstone is quarried and Amherst #7 and #7X Quarries from which the Berea Sandstone is quarried.

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  • Quarry Articles, Links and Books

    "The Potsdam Red Sandstone Quarries," Scientific American, Vol. LXVIII, No. 1, January 7, 1893, pp. 1, 8-10. (The second part of this article on the Potsdam Red Sandstone quarries follows this article.)

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  • Syndepositional Brecciation in the Potsdam Sandstone of ...

    THE POTSDAM SANDSTONE Although the Potsdam has been often cited in the literature as an example of a basal transgressive sea quartz arenite, Fisher (1956) has pointed out the great variability of lithology and thickness of this unit in the ~Manuscript received March 29, 1977; revised March 23, 1978.

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  • Potsdam Sandstone Co. Quarry (MRDS #10082132) STN_C

    Potsdam Sandstone Co. Quarry: Geographic coordinates. Geographic coordinates: -74.97429, 44.62359 (WGS84) Elevation: 149: Location accuracy: 500 (meters) Relative position.86 MILES NORTH OF BM 560 IN HANNAWA FALLS NEW YORK (click for info) Geographic areas. Country State County; United States: New York: St. Lawrence ...

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  • Potsdam Sandstone: 50 Shades of Red

    Soon after its founding, Potsdam became a center for industries including lumber, paper, stone quarries, and became the location for SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University. The sandstone quarries that were established along the Raquette River provided the bright red sandstone not only for northern New York, but also for buildings throughout the ...

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  • Potsdam Public Museum

    DESCRIPTION: The Universalist church was constructed using rough ashlar sandstone from the local quarries in 1876, and now is the site of the Potsdam Museum. MUSEUM REFERENCE: P0104 NAME OF BUILDING: Zion Episcopal Church

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  • Potsdam Public Museum

    POTSDAM SANDSTONE QUARRIES, 1877 - 1922. The sandstone quarries were an important industry in the first 100 years of Potsdam history. There were two quarries lying along the west bank of the Racquette River. Clarkson Quarry was about 3 miles south of the village and ran between 1877 – 1894 and the Merrit and Tappan Quarries about 4 miles ...

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  • Influence of Potsdam sandstone on the trace element ...

    Potsdam sandstone from quarries and outcrops near 19th‐century glassworks sites in Redwood, NY, and Saranac, NY, Mallorytown, ON, and Como and Hudson, QC, commonly contains _97% silica, so in terms of its purity can compete with other historical producers of silica sand (e.g., Cheshire quartzite, MA; southern New Jersey sand).

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  • Potsdam Public Museum

    sandstone quarries and the federalist-gothic style of trinity church in 1835 Little is known about the development and operation of the Clarkson family quarries. Nathaniel and Solomon Parmeter, however, had established a quarry south of the village after their arrival in 1809, nine years before the first member of the Clarkson family (John ...

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  • Potsdam commemorative sign made from Hopkinton sandstone ...

     · This beautiful memorial entrance sign to St. Mary''s Cemetery on Route 56, Potsdam, is made of red Hopkinton sandstone. Of the original four sandstone quarries in Hopkinton, this is the only one that has red sandstone. The owners have begun selling this beautiful sandstone in …

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  • Potsdam Sandstone, USA

     · Location Region Stratigraphic Name; Loc. 77. near water below falls at the high bridge: Clinton Co., New York, USA: Potsdam Sandstone: Loc. 136a. Large brook at point of Mineville Railroad at the turning of the first Y near Port Henry

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  • Insights into the radial water jet ...

    The outcropping sandstone consists of a homogeneous, weakly weathered,andnon-gradedsandstone.Thelowerpartofthewallis Table 1 Rock samples and respective quarries tested in the yard tests. The last column gives the International Geo Sample Number (IGSN). Sandstone Quarry Maximum ROP (m/h) IGSN Triassic Sandstone Bad Dürkheim, Germany 0.17 ...

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  • Cylindrical Structures in Potsdam Group Sandstone in ...

     · My blog posting from January 29, 2014 provided an introduction to cylindrical structures found in Potsdam Group sandstone of Eastern Ontario, provided historical photographs of the Park of Pillars at the Hughes Quarry on the east bank of …

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  • Bayside Cemetery, Potsdam, NY

     · The lodge is built entirely from red sandstone from the Clarkson quarries in Potsdam. The bell tower near the top of the lodge still rings during visiting hours and after a funeral. After passing through the gate house you come to a 200 - yard paved road that takes you to the first section of graves.

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  • Thomas S. Clarkson | Pin Point Potsdam 1865

    Thomas S. Clarkson was fatally injured in an accident at the Clarkson sandstone quarry in Hannawa Falls on August 14, 1894. Witnesses said that Thomas was working around a 4,500 pound steam pump when it "slipped from its blocks onto him." He was brought back to the Homestead in Potsdam by wagon.

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  • Potsdam Public Museum

    Scientific American articles, January 7 and 21, 1893, entitled "The Potsdam Red Sandstone quarries" and "The Potsdam Red Sandstone Company''s water wheel," p. 1, 8-10, 33, 38. Selleck, Bruce W., 1978, Paleoenvironments of the Potsdam Sandstone and Theresa Formation of the southwestern St. Lawrence Lowlands, Field Trip Guidebook for the ...

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  • Stone Types

    (The article includes a sketch: "Portland Sandstone Quarries - Splitting Out the Stone With Wedges"; article in digital images viewed at American Memory, Library of Congress) Potsdam Red Sandstone as a Building Material (April 1890) The Manufacture and Builder, Vol. 22, Issue 4, April 1890, pgs. 80-81. (Article in digital images viewed at ...

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  • Cylindrical Structures in Potsdam Group Sandstone in ...

     · My blog posting from January 29, 2014 provided an introduction to cylindrical structures found in Potsdam Group sandstone of Eastern Ontario, provided historical photographs of the Park of Pillars at the Hughes Quarry on the east bank of the Cataraqui River four miles above the locks at Kingston Mills, canvassed the theories on the origins of the cylindrical structures and listed a few of …

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  • Portage Entry Quarries Company Collection MS-053

    Portage Entry Quarries Company Collection MS-053 - Page 4 - Administrative History An extensive deposit of reddish brown and white stone, called Potsdam or Lake Superior sandstone, outcrops along the eastern shore of the Keweenaw Peninsula. George Craig, Senior, first identified the

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  • History of Zion – Zion Episcopal Church

    The building is constructed in rough-cut ashlar masonry of red Potsdam sandstone taken from the family''s sandstone quarries. Zion Church began as a mission of Trinity Episcopal Church (Potsdam) for Adirondack workers and their families, and was a significant testament to the lives of those workers and to the missionary zeal of the mother church.

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  • Potsdam Public Museum

    Several quarries were large and deep by this time, including the No. 1 Quarry of the Potsdam Red Sandstone Company. The quarry site is located on private property about one mile north of Hannawa Falls on the West Hannawa Road (Figs. 16, 17). It was owned by a consortium of local businessmen including General Edwin Merritt, the politician ...

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  • Potsdam Sandstone

    Potsdam Sandstone - Wikipedia

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  • ORIGIN_OF_POTSDAM_SANDSTONE.doc

    View Notes - ORIGIN_OF_POTSDAM_SANDSTONE.doc from HISTORY 113 at Oxford Brookes. THE ORIGIN OF POTSDAM SANDSTONE Background for a Tour of Potsdam, N.Y., and Vicinity By James D. Carl Introduction The

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  • History and Facts | Clarkson University

    In August 1894, Thomas S. Clarkson was in a severe accident in his sandstone quarry just upriver from Potsdam. When a worker was in danger of being crushed by a large pump, he pushed him out of the way risking his own life. Clarkson was crushed against a wall by the swinging pump, sustaining severe internal injuries.

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  • Scientific data near [44.61970,-74.97429]

    Potsdam Red Sandstone Quarry: Past Producer: STN_C : Global assessment of undiscovered copper resources. Deposits, prospects, and permissive tracts for porphyry and sediment-hosted copper resources worldwide, with estimates of undiscovered copper …

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