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    • Grindstone City - Grindstones along breakwater

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1965 showing grindstones lining the breakwater along the shore of Lake Huron in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; women; people; beaches; Lake Huron; lakes; shorelines
    • Grindstone City - Abandoned grindstones

    • Abandoned Grindstones, Grindstone City (Mich.); n.d. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I, carborundum replaced grindstone, destroying the...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; shorelines; Lake Huron; lakes;
    • Grindstone City - Stacks of grindstones

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing stacks of Grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; manufacturing; postcards;
    • Grindstone City - "Grindstones Drying"

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing grindstones drying in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I,...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; manufacturing; postcards;
    • Grindstone City - Preparing grindstones for shipment

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing grindstones piled on a railroad car in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones....
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; railroad cars; manufacturing; people; postcards
    • Grindstone City - People posing with grindstones

    • Color postcard from circa 1960-1970 of a man and children posing with abandoned grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. The...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); children; people; men; grindstones; postcards
    • Grindstone City - Children posing with grindstones

    • Color postcard from circa 1960-1970 of children posing with abandoned grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. The rock (a...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); children; people; grindstones; postcards
    • Grindstone City - Man viewing abandoned grindstones

    • Black and white photograph of a man viewing abandoned grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. The rock (a form of sandstone)...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); men; people; grindstones; ghost towns
    • Grindstone City - Grindstones along the beach

    • Color postcard from circa 1960-1965 showing abandoned Grindstones along the shore of Lake Huron in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones....
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; beaches; shorelines; Lake Huron; lakes; people; postcards
    • Grindstone City - Grindstones along the beach

    • Black and white photograph showing abandoned Grindstones along the shore of Lake Huron in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; beaches; shorelines;
    • Grindstone City - Abandoned grindstones along beach

    • Black and white photograph showing abandoned grindstones on the beach along Lake Huron in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; beaches; shorelines; Lake Huron; lakes
    • Grindstone City - Abandoned grindstones

    • Black and white photograph of abandoned grindstones at Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I, carborundum replaced...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones
    • Grindstone City - "Grindstone City Quarry"

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing workers posing at a grindstone quarry in Grindstone, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); quarrying; manufacturing; grindstones; people; men; postcards
    • Grindstone City - Grindstone rubble along shoreline

    • Black and white photograph from 1962 showing broken up grindstones lining the shore in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones
    • Grindstone City - Broken grindstone

    • Black and white photograph showing broken up grindstone near Grindstone City, Michigan, probably along the shore of Lake Huron (where the broken grindstone was used as shore fill). The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones;
    • Grindstone City - Broken grindstone

    • Black and white photograph showing broken up grindstone near Grindstone City, Michigan, probably along the shore of Lake Huron (where the broken grindstone was used as shore fill). The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones;
    • Grindstone City - "Heavy Rock Quarry, Grindstone City, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1915 showing a grindstone quarry at Grindstone City, Michigan.. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I,...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; manufacturing; quarrying; postcards; men; people;
    • Grindstone City - "What they make at Grindstone City"

    • What they make at Grindstone City (Mich.); c. 1907. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I, carborundum replaced grindstone, destroying the...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; manufacturing; postcards;
    • Grindstone City - Post office

    • Black and white photograph of the post office in Grindstone City, Michigan. There are several smaller grindstones and pieces of the rock piled on the porch. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); post offices; buildings; grindstones;
    • Grindstone City - "Truing up a 3 Ton Stone, Grindstone City, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1915 showing grindstone manufacturing in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; factory workers; manufacturing; people; men; postcards

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