Copp's Quarry

Copp’s Quarry recalls glory days of granite

  To visit Copp’s Quarry, walk about an eighth of a mile north on the paved footpath near the east end of Greenbrae Road. The quarry is dormant now on the east bank of ...

Now a lake, Copp's Quarry provided granite to San Francisco area

By Gary Day Special to the Placer Herald It’s a two-acre lake now, bordered on three sides by granite boulders and 40-foot sheer granite walls. In the mid-20th century it was a f ...