A pinkish-brown color, Sandstone quarried in the Chuckanut Mountains in northwest Washington State. Chuckanut sandstone was quarried from 1856 to 1908. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the stone was used in the construction of buildings in many towns in the northwest including Seattle, Portland, and Bellingham.
Resources and Citations
- J. Dixey, Contributed information (3/8/04)
- Website: http://www.cob.org/pcd/cd/historic/tour/18.htm - contains image of building with facade made of Chuckanut sandstone
- History of Chuckanut Stone Quarry at http://www.kurtswanson.com/info/chuckanutquarry.html