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  • Thornton Quarry - Wikipedia

    Overhead view of the quarry. Thornton Quarry is one of the largest aggregate quarries in the world, located in Thornton, Illinois just south of Chicago. The quarry is 1.5 miles (2.5 km) long, 0.5 miles (1 km) wide, and 450 feet (137.16 m) deep at its deepest point.

  • Rock of Ages Granite Quarry – Barre, Vermont - Atlas Obscura

    Top Places in Vermont. The quarry itself is the world's largest deep-hole dimension granite quarry, and though 600 feet of its depths are under a well of milky-green water, the quarry is astoundingly huge. A school bus drives visitors up a bumpy road to the site, which can be viewed from behind a gate.

  • Freemasons For Dummies: The Passion of Masons in the Quarries

    Apr 15, 2018 · Freemasonry is the largest, oldest and best-known gentleman's fraternity in the world. Historically, it is based on the Medieval stonemason guilds who built the great castles and cathedrals of Europe. Mythologically it is founded upon the building of Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem, as told in the Old Testament of the Bible.

  • Bakerton Quarry | ScubaBoard

    Feb 26, 2012 · ScubaBoard is the world's largest scuba diving online community. Since 2000, ScubaBoard has been the place to go for internet based discussions related to all things Scuba. Participate in over 500 dive topic forums and browse from over 5,500,000 posts. Communicate privately with other divers from around the world.

  • Lake and Quarry Diving | DeeperBlue Forums

    Aug 18, 2011 · DeeperBlue is the World's Largest Community dedicated to Freediving, Scuba Diving, Spearfishing and Diving Travel. We've been dedicated to bringing you the freshest news, features and discussions from around the underwater world since 1996.

  • Thornton Quarry | One of the largest quarries in the world ...

    Nov 09, 2013 · Thornton Quarry One of the largest quarries in the world, this is also used as a reservoir for the Chicago Deep Tunnel Project. The expressway that runs between the quarry is I-80 and I-294.