granite quarries

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 ...

Change in technology chips away at granite industry

Editor?s note: This is the second in a three-part series on the industry that put Rocklin on the map. By 1910, Rocklin quarries had supplied granite for several major projects i ...

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 ...