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erzog Lime & Stone/McVitty Quarry.

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Bert Herzog and Friends

The Herzog Lime & Stone quarry was originally the McVitty & Doll quarry. In the Herzog Lime & Stone photograph the viewer is looking west from the bottom of the quarry when it was operated by Bert Herzog. There are no known dates for either of the photographs.

The Bert Herzog and Friends photograph is of a fishing trip to the City Yacht Basin, Miami, Florida. In the photograph are

  • unknown
  • Halley Hines? (mechanic for 40 years)
  • Bert Herzog
  • Sammy Richardson
  • Fred Heinbauge(?)

Written on the back is, Rode with Great Dane in back seat of Lincoln convertable early 40's car. Gordon Fourtny ran the quarry and farms. Has daughter about 62 living. Jap McKee - foreman over men. Fred McKee - brother's Fred also worked for Bert. Might have been a foreman. Tressler ran the gas company. Herzog sold gas co. to Sheldon who is south of Dunkirk on US68."

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Herzog Lime & Stone

The workers shown in the Herzog Work Crew & Close-Ups photographs probably worked for Herzog Lime & Stone. They are shown here during a wood cutting task to obtain fuel for the engine at the quarry. The other photographs are some taken over the years at the quarry.

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Close-Ups
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Finished Conveyer & Crusher at McVitty
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Herzog Work Crew
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McVitty Quarry Work Crew
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Conveyer & Crusher under construction
McVitty Quarry - Forest, Ohio
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Loading Stone at McVitty
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Mining at McVitty
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Automobiles at the McVitty Quarry
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Work Crew at McVitty Quarry
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Rock crushers(?) under construction at McVitty Quarry