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Marble Jailhouse

Added by yongli on 07/05/2017 - 11:06, last changed on 10/14/2019 - 12:19
The Marble Jailhouse was built on East State Street in 1901, as local officials tried to impose order on the growing town and its increasingly diverse working class. The one-room jailhouse, which contains two steel-framed jail cells, was most active after Marble passed a local prohibition law in...

Marble Mill Site

Added by yongli on 11/20/2015 - 15:34, last changed on 10/23/2020 - 09:43

Channing Meek

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The deposits in the Crystal River valley are the only major source of marble in Colorado. Quarries in the area were developed most extensively by Channing Meek’s Colorado Yule Marble Company, which constructed a vast marble mill that operated from 1907 to 1941. The quarries have supplied marble for...
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