Blue Stone at Vanderbuilt

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Blue Stone at Vanderbuilt - got that ear was went vote about laugh. the...
got that ear was went vote about laugh. the Mitchell, the color, AN IMMENSE BLUE STONE. S H I P P I N G A MONSTER FLAGSTONE 4 II. CANAL FOR VAKDER'BILT. The largest blue stone tha.t was shipped in this state will be loaded ,anal boat " Driver," George Brown, captain, at Barryville, Tuesday evening. evening. The stone is for W. H. bilt, to be laid before his residence Fifth avenue, New York. It w'lll through Port Jervis Wednesday or Thursday, and will be taken the Hudson on the same boat. The stone was quarried by Hickock at Barryville. It is 15x25 feet, is seven inches thick, and 20 tons. Six men were 10 days in moving it from the quarry to the less than a quarter of a mile and a gentle grade. Mr. Hickock is to out other large flag stones for Mr. Vanderbilt during the summer. It is said that but one Is.rger than this was ever handled, and was laid in Chicago before the fire. This was 16x25 feet, and was quari led near that city.

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  1. The Evening Gazette,
  2. 27 Jun 1881, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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