Latest Quarry Stories
By Teresa Ann Boeckel, York Daily Record, Pa. Jul. 30--State police have cited seven people with trespassing at Funkhouser Quarry, the abandoned slate mine in Peach Bottom Township where swimmers have died in previous years.
By Barbara O'Brien, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 17--Cheektowaga residents, Buffalo Crushed Stone and town officials are waiting for decisions that will affect the quarry and the Como Park Boulevard area for years to come.
Robust construction in parts of the West and a design trend toward stone in houses, commercial buildings and landscaping largely get credit for the surge.
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.