Big Gun Quarry

Rocklin's granite roots found in and on rail lines

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a three-part series on the industry that put Rocklin on the map. Part three was mistakenly published last week. The earliest documen ...

City unveils Quarry Village

Even as the fate of the Big Gun Quarry property remains unresolved, the city is moving forward on a development plan for the adjacent Quinn Quarry. The city’s concept, which is ...

Lawsuit threat halts demo of Big Gun Quarry

Nearly a month after the demolition of the Big Gun Quarry sheds was ordered, the city of Rocklin has agreed to wait. The decision came after City Attorney Russell Hildebrand receiv ...

Letter to Editor: Why destroy last of historic sheds?

At one time Rocklin had over 30 active quarries, but today we only have one left standing on Pacific Street — the Big Gun Quarry. Why would our city council want to destroy the ...

Letter to editor: Council's decision unfortunate

It is unfortunate that City Council members did not allow a one-year delay in demolishing the sheds at Big Gun Quarry as the citizens of Rocklin requested. The council shows litt ...

City to demolish Big Gun Quarry shed?

It has stood the test of time. And yet, if the Rocklin City Council does not save it from demolition next week, the iconic Big Gun Monument shed will be history.The Rocklin Histori ...

Another View: Big Gun Quarry sheds represent history

This year a number of considerations have come to light suggesting that we reconsider the plan that would result in removal of the Big Gun buildings (on Pacific Street at Rocklin R ...