Saint Barbara Celebrations at Leesburg Inter-Quarry

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

On December 4, 2018, Luck Stone Corporation celebrated Saint Barbara’s Day with representatives of Dr. Sauer & Partners, Frontier-Kemper Constructors, Dyno Nobel Company, Austin Powder Company and Gall Zeidler Consultants. Saint Barbara is traditionally seen as the Patron Saint of Tunnellers. 

A statue of Saint Barbara was dedicated and blessed at the Leesburg Inter-Quarry Tunnel, and in the spirt of the underground mining and tunnelling tradition, Saint Barbara will permanently grace the Eastern portal. Tradition suggests that her presence will protect those who construct and use the tunnel