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Month: December 2020

Ohio’s Sandstone: Once the Source of the World’s Finest Grinding Stones

Excerpted from The Chronicle Vol. 60  No. 1, March 2007 by Dana Martin Batory In our small village of Crestline, Ohio, a friend once kept in front of his antique shop a foot-powered grinding machine made by the Richards Wilcox Manufacturing Co. of Aurora, Illinois. The origin and history of its stone had always fascinated …

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