Yosemite Stone Quarry. This property consists of 40 acres of patented
land owned by the Ransome-Crummey Company of Oakland and
located on the Merced River at Exchequer on the Yosemite Valley
Railroad. The rock is a fine grained diorite and the dike is about 500
feet wide between the walls of slate. The equipment consists of an air
compressor and 5 machine drills, a blacksmith shop, gravity tram,
two 5-ton cars, 5 Gates gyratory crushers, elevating buckets, 10 motors,
one 100-ton ore bin, a large crane, office, and superintendent's house.
Power is supplied by the San Joaquin Light and Power Company and
20 men are employed at the present time.
Kansome-Crummey rock crusher at Exchequer, on the Merced River and Yosemite Valley
railroad, Mariposa County, California.
Mines and Mineral Resources of Frenso, Kern, Kings,|
San Joaquin, and Stanislaus
California State Mining Bureau Publication
Courtesy of: John Sweetser