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California Granite Company - Rocklin, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 47.308 W 121° 14.258
10S E 653064 N 4294778
Quick Description: The site of the California Granite Company in Rocklin, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/11/2014 5:21:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMKGBP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
"The California Granite Company is a 7.2 acre site located at 5255 Pacific Street in Rocklin California and has been an operational granite quarry since it s inception in 1867 through 2005 . The significant features of t his historic si te are one open granite quarry pit, two wooden sheds, one wooden office building, one derrick, one bridge crane , one reciprocating gang saw, one wire saw and a set of railroad tracks. Various pieces of granite r emain strewn about the property along with va rious pieces of machinery from operation s throughout the quarry’s 150 year history. This site is an industrial setting with small gray pines, oak trees and grasses surrounding the perimeter of the property . Alt hough some portions of the sheds have deteri orated and some structures are missing components, this site retains strong physical integrity to the historic period and appears almost identical to phot ographs taken in 1900." (visit link)
Street address:
5255 Pacific St.
Rocklin, CA USA

County / Borough / Parish: Placer

Year listed: 2012

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Industry, Transportation

Periods of significance: 186 5 - 1940

Historic function: Industry

Current function: Vacant

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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