Industry type: Stone quarry
Location: Alapocas Woods
Active dates: late 19th century
Summary: In the late nineteenth century, Locke & Company opened a quarry on land in Alapocas Woods owned by William Field in order to provide stone for the construction of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad bridge in Brandywine Park.
Citations: Zebley, Frank R. Along the Brandywine. Wilmington: William Cann, Inc., 1940, 162.