Limestone quarry, 1880s

Limestone quarry, 1880s

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Caption: Limestone quarry. 19th-century artwork of limestone blocks being transported from the Mornsheimer quarry near Solnhofen, Germany. Numerous fossils have been found in such quarries, with Solnhofen limestone dating from the Jurassic. This woodcut dates from circa 1888.

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