Near Keeler in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Premiere Marble was purchased by its present owner F.W. Aggregates, in 1992 and continues operation to this day. It is the largest dolomite marble mine in the United States. A recent survey of the mines potential revealed that the dolomite deposit is approximatey seven miles long and 1,400 feet deep, giving it a virtual unlimited supply for many years to come. Plant superintendent, Manuel Castro has generously donated these large white dolomite rocks for Slim Princess Chapter's historic plaques for the past 35 years.
Erected 2006 by Slim Princess Chapter No. 395, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series.Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 36° 32.459′ N, 117° 55.884′ W. Marker is near Keeler, California, in Inyo County. Marker is on Dolomite Loop, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Keeler CA 93530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Owens Lake Silver-Lead Furnace (approx. 1.8 miles away); Owens Lake Dust Mitigation Program (approx. 3.4 miles away); Keeler (approx. 4.9 miles away); Cerro Gordo (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lone Pine Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 7.7 miles away); Lone Pine Film Museum (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Duke and the Dow (approx. 8½ miles away); Lone Pine's 'Movie Man' (approx. 8½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keeler.
Also see . . .
1. Stone Quarries and Beyond - Inyo County. (Submitted on April 2, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
2. Ghost Town Trail. A YouTube video driving tour complete with photos. (Submitted on July 20, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 138 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.