Brief history on medina:
-Red Medina Sandstone was
first mined in Medina NY which is located in Orleans County west of Rochester
-The first commercial
quarries were opened in Medina around 1837 and mining continued there into
-Medina was shipped east
via the Erie Canal System and later the railroad.
- It was shipped as far
as England where it can be found in Buckingham Palace, also in the Brooklyn
bridge and the New York State Capitol staircase is made of Medina Sandstone.
Inventory changing daily...
from the east coast, from New England
to Georgia. Inventory
-The time period
at which the stone was mined can typically be determined by the style of
how it was cut or processed. The oldest curb stones typically were chisel
cut or broke on both faces, where the newer material will be smooth sawn
on both top and bottom and the lengths tend to be more true due to more
modern methods of splitting the granite slabs.
Red Medina Curb Stones
Verious lengths, heights and
Different cuts, double sawn
(top and bottom cut smooth) single sawn (top cut smooth, bottom has a rough
chiseled look, Un-cut (entire stone chiseled)
Colors - many variations in
color: gray, white, red, pink etc.
Price varies on quality and
is sold by the lineal foot
Straight and redius pieces available.
Great for steps, flower beds,
retaining walls, walk ways.
Shorter pieces available for
Various lengths available.
Rich Red color.
Smooth top, with a rough chiseled
Excellent for steps, retaining
walls, walk ways etc.
Price is per lineal foot and
varies with quantity.
4 Inch Double Sawn Granite