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Graniterock: History

Granite Rock Company built bunkers along the railroad from South San Francisco to San Luis Obispo to supply local construction businesses. Construction was booming throughout California, and Granite Rock Company was expanding with the state’s growing needs.

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Graniterock Wikipedia

A small granite quarry on Judge Logan's ranch east of Watsonville, had been supplying rock for construction of the Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) for several years before it was acquired by Porter's bank in 1899. SP named the quarry spur at railroad milepost 93.2 Logan, after the ranch owner.

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Graniterock: News & Events

(A.R.) Wilson and Warren Roberts Porter, purchased the land for a rock quarry, supplying rail bed ballast to the Southern Pacific Railroad. The Logan Quarry (later renamed the A.R. Wilson Quarry) had its start. Granite Rock Company was officially founded on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1900.

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Santa Cruz Trains: Railroads of the Monterey Bay: Logan

The history of Logan is a history of the Granite Rock Company. When the Southern Pacific Railroad first set up its track between Gilroy and Pajaro in the early 1870s, it discovered a large granite outcropping on the southern bank of the Pajaro River just on the Monterey Bay side of Chittenden Pass.

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Graniterock Wikipedia

Graniterock is an American corporation, founded in 1900 as "Granite Rock", had been supplying rock for construction of the Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) for several years before it was acquired by Porter's bank in 1899. SP named the quarry spur at railroad milepost 93.2 Logan, after the ranch owner. The quarry

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Graniterock: News & Events

In the thirties, just west of Logan Quarry at Elkhorn Slough, a coastal wetland that reaches seven miles inland over 2,500 acres, the mud was shifting and the Southern Pacific Railroad track was sinking. The rail was out of sight, and the wheels of trains were partially submerged. It took a Graniterock crew processing rock around the clock to shore it up. The track was repaired in time for the

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Graniterock: Truck And Rail Transport Services

Graniterock started rail shipments with Southern Pacific in the early 1900s from the location known as Logan Siding and continues to ship railroad cars from the same location, now known as the A.R. Wilson Quarry, with plans to ship by rail well into the future.

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25/07/2018· The tiny granite quarry east of Watsonville, had been supplying rock for construction of the Southern Pacific Railroad for several years before it was acquired by Porter's bank in 1899. Porter and Wilson saw its possibilities, found some additional investors, and started up the business with Wilson as Superintendent. In the beginning, quarry operations were tough; fifteen men used

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Granite Rock Company’s

A new plant was built at Asilomar in Pacific Grove, and excavation of the mining face at the Aromas Quarry brought it down 100 feet, now level with the train tracks. A new primary crushing plant was built at the lower level, with a grand opening in 1946. By the early 1950s, Jeff Wilson had left Granite Rock and Anna Wilson had retired. Her

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Graniterock: RockBlog

Graniterock’s Corporate Objectives and Values made us one of Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in America.” We work hard to build long-term valuable business partnerships with our customers. That’s why we live by our “Yes, we will” standard of responding positively and creatively to every request for special products and services. Graniterock also calls on the

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Graniterock: News & Events

112 Years of Local Company's Historic Photos and Documents Now Available Granite Rock Company, founded on February 14, 1900 has company archives which hold a

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Graniterock: Paul Lessard, PhD Graniterock Scientist

When the state of California decided to require companies like Graniterock to conduct dust emission risk analysis, Paul came to the Company as an environmental consultant, tasked with air quality studies at A.R. Wilson Quarry. Paul recalls many meetings with Graniterock president Bruce W. Woolpert. “Bruce wanted to know if there was any threat to the folks out at the quarry. He told me to do

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Pacific Locomotive Association Wikipedia

The Pacific Locomotive Association, Inc. (PLA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the physical aspects and atmosphere of Pacific Coast railroading during the period from 1910 to 1960.. The Pacific Locomotive Association operates the Niles Canyon Railway, and has railroad artifacts on display in the Niles Depot Museum in Fremont, California.

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Santa Cruz Trains: Railroads of the Monterey Bay: Freight

Graniterock had been running a highly successful quarry out of the Aromas area along the Pajaro River and Southern Pacific Railroad's Coast Line since 1900. The business picked up several important customers in the aftermath of the San Francisco Earthquake in 1906 and continued to build its base as it acquired additional property and machinery across the Central Coast. Despite being based in

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