Limestone Lives pays tribute to the skill and dedication of the men and women who work with stone. It combines striking photographic images with engaging oral histories, representing a range of voices of the workers themselves. We hear from sculptors, drill runners, stone polishers, planermen, forklift operators, a union leader and two stone company presidents. The book also features brief descriptions of the region's stone companies, a map locating Indiana limestone quarries and mills, and a look at how the industry has changed over the years.
Ferrucci, K. 2004, Limestone Lives—Voices from the Indiana Stone Belt: Quarry Books, an imprint of Indiana University Press Miscellaneous Item 48, 82 p.
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