Elliott Underground Quarry


Useful Information

Location: Buses start at Lawrence County Museum, downtown square in Bedford.
Open: On certain occasions over the summer, reservations required.
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Fee: Adults USD 13.
[2008]
Classification:  Limestone Quarries and Mine
Light: electric.
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Guided tours: D=2h.
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Address: Elliott Underground Quarry, Elite Tours Inc., P.O. Box 149, Springville, IN 47462, Tel: +1-812-279-0024. E-mail: contact
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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Last update:$Date: 2015/08/30 21:59:01 $

History

Geology


Description

Elliott Underground Quarry is the only underground limestone quarry in Lawrence County, Indiana, which is known as the Limestone Capital Of The World. Limestone from the Bedford area was used in many famous buildings, like he new Yankee Stadium, the Empire State Building, and the Pentagon. It is durable, fire resistant, and environmentally friendly. The rock is quarried until today, Elliott Underground Quarry is operated by the Elliott Stone Company, which is run by Dave and Judy Elliott.


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