Bowling Green limestone

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Description

An off-white oolitic limestone quarried in Warren County, Kentucky (Lent 1925). Bowling Green limestone is a gray color when quarried but bleaches to a white color as absorbed petroleum products evaporate. It is used for buildings.

Additional Information

F.Lent, Trade names and Descriptions of Marbles, Limestones, Sandstones, Granites and Other Building Stones Quarried in the United States Canada and other Countries, Stone Publishing Co, New York, 1925.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Frank A. Lent, Trade names and Descriptions of Marbles, Limestones, Sandstones, Granites and Other Building Stones Quarried in the United States Canada and other Countries., Stone Publishing Co, New York, 1925