Gray Canyon sandstone

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A fine-grain, light bluish-gray sandstone quarried near Amherst in Lorain County, Ohio. Gray Canyon sandstone has an even texture and is fire resistant. It was used for the interior and exterior of buildings.

Synonyms and Related Terms

blue Amherst

Resources and Citations

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • 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

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