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Fred Weber Quarry - New Melle, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 40.649 W 090° 53.050
15S E 684051 N 4283111
Quick Description: Sign calls it the Materials Services Plant, web page calls it the Stone Quarry
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2018 7:59:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMYWEP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:

County of quarry: St. Charles County
Location of quarry: MO-F & Rgged Acres, S. of New Melle
Phone: (636) 828-5499

"Because of the increasing need for construction materials, Fred Weber became involved in the quarry business. Through auction it purchased 340 acres of land on Creve Coeur Mill Road. This operation was incorporated in 1952 as Vigus Quarries, Inc. Now known as the North Quarry, it represented the launch of Fred Weber's present-day material services division. During its first two years, all the crushed limestone produced by Vigus was entirely devoted to the runway work being performed at Lambert. ...

"Fred Weber continued to prosper in the 1990s. Early in the decade it added another quarry, the New Melle quarry, which it began to mine as an open pit operation. But the bulk of Fred Weber's revenues still came from its construction services... " ~ Fred Weber History

Type of Stone/Ore mined: chat, shot-rock, road gravel,

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