Breaking,lifting and transfer of sandstone at Buckeye Sandstone Quarry in Amherst Ohio.
Amherst Ohio USA Date:1915 Duration:5 min 17 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Buckeye Sandstone Quarry in Amherst Ohio. A worker seated on a cart run on tracks. Workers drill into the sandstone with a drilling machine. Workers hammer large nails into the sandstone to break a small block. The broken block is chained and hooked to be lifted with derricks. The blocks are loaded onto a tram and transferred to the mills. Long tramway in the mills with piles of sandstone lying around. Electric cranes are used to move the stones. Interiors of the saw mills shows driving mechanism.
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