Moment of Indiana History

Posts tagged Limestone

December 13, 2010

 

Jingle Rails, Great Western Adventure

Nothing Says Christmas Like a Train

A fixture in the American imagination--and Hoosier history--railroads in Indiana offer nostalgic festivities during the holiday season

July 13, 2009

 

Making Tracks Out of the Stone Age

Mechanization of the removal and transport of Indiana limestone ultimately transformed the skylines of New York, Chicago and Washington.

February 5, 2007

 

Breaking Away

Bloomington, Indiana provided not only the setting for the film Breaking Away, but its subject matter as well.

August 22, 2005

 

Indiana Limestone

"By far the most beautiful and valuable stone for architectural purposes is the Oolitic Limestone. The supply is simply inexhaustible."

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