Tags: history

Graniterock’s Engine No. 10 back on track at California State Railroad Museum

May 01, 2015

Graniterock’s Engine No. 10 back on track at California State Railroad Museum

Graniterock announced that its historic steam engine No. 10 is back on track at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. According to a company news release, the oil-fired steam engine was built for the United States Army by the ...

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A look at Nasbro, an old quarry town

Mar 13, 2015

The little quarry town of Nasbro, Wis., was built in the early 1900s to house Nast Bros. Lime and Stone Co. employees and their families. The fdlreporter.com reports that, after the quarry was sold in 1988, families moved out one ...

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Graniterock celebrates 114 years in business

Feb 13, 2014

Graniterock celebrates 114 years in business

Valentine’s Day is typically celebrated as a day of love, but one operator has another reason to celebrate. California-based manufacturer Graniterock celebrates its 114th anniversary on Feb. 14. Graniterock spokesperson Keith Severson says the manufacturer -- which produces aggregates, concrete, asphalt and ...

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Peoria Public Library displays Caterpillar ads from 1915-1930

Sep 04, 2013

Peoria Public Library displays Caterpillar ads from 1915-1930

Peoria Public Library this month is displaying 15-years’ worth of Caterpillar history. Throughout the month of September, the library is showing Caterpillar advertisements from 1915-1930, reports our sister site, Total Landscape Care. The ads originate from magazines such as the Literary Digest, ...

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