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Graniterock selected for Clean Air Leader Award by Monterey Bay Air Resources District

Posted by Graniterock on Nov 29, 2018

AROMAS – Installing 3,000 solar panels at the A. R. Wilson Quarry this year did more than roll back the meter.
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Quarry feels like home

Quarry feels like home for this Rock Star

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Nov 14, 2017

AROMAS – Candace Klein is a rare sight in a predominantly man’s world.
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Inside the A.R. Wilson Quarry

More than 100 years of aggregate mining

Posted by Graniterock on Sep 21, 2017

Graniterock has been mining hard rock at the A.R. Wilson Quarry for more than 100 years, and the company is equipped with plans and permits to continue mining for another century. With demand for aggregate at a historic high, we wanted to show you what goes on inside this incredible place.
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$10,000 for Aromas School

2016 Rock N Run raises $10,000 for Aromas School

Posted by Peter Lemon on Oct 10, 2016

We'd like to thank everyone who took the time to come out Sunday for Graniterock's annual Rock N Run at our A. R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas.
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The Easton Family of Santa Cruz

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

Toward the end of the 19th century, many ambitious young men were drawn to careers in mining and construction. They dreamed of opportunity in the untapped riches of the West. Wallace Stegner’s novel, Angle of Repose, tells one such story and provides insight into the life and aspirations of western geologists and engineers of that era. The Easton family of Santa Cruz had three sons who followed a similar path, became civil engineers and played a large role in the early story of Graniterock and the development of California.
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Easton & Wilson Bill of Sale, circa 1905

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

During the last decade of the 19th century, Kimball G. Easton and Arthur R. Wilson became partners in the firm of Easton & Wilson, a construction company engaged in street construction and paving in the vicinity of Oakland and Berkeley, California. 
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Back In Time

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

100 years ago, in 1911, Granite Rock Company installed a new “Number 8” crushing plant at the Arthur R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas, then known as Logan Quarry, named after Judge Logan’s nearby railroad stop.  A No. 7 ½  plant was already in operation, and together the two crushers were able to produce 2,000 tons of rock per day.
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“Granite Rock Company Works Day and Night to Fill Orders for Large Construction Area”

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

October 16, 1929 – Register Pajaronian
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