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An outcrop of the Poverty Run-Lowelville limestone of the Pottsville Group at the Beach City Dam on Sugar Creek in Franklin Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. This area has shale, siltstone, sandstone, conglomerate, limestone and coal lithologies. Bedrock is from the Pennsylvanian Geologic Period. The photograph was taken by Michael C. Hansen in 1981.
An outcrop of the Allegheny Group with channel sand at Glen Ebon in York Township, Athens County, Ohio. This area has shale, siltstone, sandstone, conglomerate, limestone, coal, clay and flint lithologies. Bedrock is from the Pennsylvanian Geologic Period. The image was taken by Micheal C. Hansen in 1976.
An outcrop of the Allegheny Group with channel sand pinching and swelling at Glen Ebon in York Township, Athens County, Ohio. This area has shale, siltstone, sandstone, conglomerate, limestone, coal, clay and flint lithologies. Bedrock is from the Pennsylvanian Geologic Period. The image was taken by Micheal C. Hansen in 1976.
Petroglyphs carved into the Pottsville Group-Sharon sandstone/conglomerate at Leo Petroglyph and Nature Preserve in Jackson County, Ohio. This area has shale, siltstone, sandstone and conglomerate lithologies. The panel of petroglyphs includes around 37 figurative drawings of humans, birds, animal and human foot prints, a fish, a snake and other figures carved into the rock outcropping on the gently sloping hillside above a steep gorge. Leo Petroglyph is actually in a series of petroglyphs ancient people cut into the sandstone outcrop. The exact age of the carvings is unknown, but based on the degree of weathering of the soft sandstone, the carvings are probably not more than 1,000 years old. The art is likely the...
An outcrop of the Allegheny Group showing slump structure along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company cut northwest of Mineral City, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. This area has shale, siltstone, sandstone, conglomerate, limestone, coal, clay and flint lithologies. Bedrock is from the Pennsylvanian Geologic Period. The photograph was taken by Michael C. Hansen in 1981. The truss bridge was removed, the railroad cut was filled and County Road 107 (Sandyville Road) was constructed on top of the fill on a different allignment in the 1991 construction season by the Tuscarawas County Engineer's Office. The following information concerning the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company cut at Mineral City is taken verbatim from...
An outcrop of the Pottsville Group-Sharon sandstone/conglomerate showing the road cut for the Ohio State Route 21 underpass at Interstate 77 mile marker 135.7 west of Akron in Copley Township, Summit County, Ohio. This area has shale, siltstone, sandstone and conglomerate lithologies. Bedrock is from the Pennsylvanian Geologic Period. The photograph was taken by Michael C. Hansen in 1981.
An outcrop of the Connellsville sandstone of the Conemaugh Group along the United States Route 33 Bypass at Athens, Athens County, Ohio. This area has shale, siltstone, mudstone, sandstone, limestone and coal lithologies. Bedrock is from the Pennsylvanian Geologic Period. The image was taken by Michael C. Hansen in 1974.
An outcrop of the Brush Creek limestone of the Conemaugh Group along Interstate 77 at mile marker 40 south of Byesville, Guernsey County, Ohio. This outcrop location is referred to as an
An outcrop of the Pottsville Group-Sharon sandstone/conglomerate showing the road cut for the Ohio State Route 21 underpass at Interstate 77 mile marker 135.7 west of Akron in Copley Township, Summit County, Ohio. This area has shale, siltstone, sandstone and conglomerate lithologies. Bedrock is from the Pennsylvanian Geologic Period. The photograph was taken by Michael C. Hansen in 1981.
An outcrop showing a fault in the Newland (No. 4, Brookville) coal of the Allegheny Group in Bethlehem Township, Stark County, Ohio. This area has shale, siltstone, sandstone, conglomerate, limestone, coal, clay and flint lithologies. Bedrock is from the Pennsylvanian Geologic Period. The photograph was taken in 1960.
The Allegheny Group Putnam Hill limestone type section at Putnam Hill Park in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. John Turkopp and Wilber E. Stout did work in this area for Measured Stratigraphic Section File Number 788. This area has shale, siltstone, sandstone, conglomerate, limestone, coal, clay and flint lithologies. Bedrock is from the Pennsylvanian Geologic Period. The photograph was taken by William Smith in 1952.
An outcrop of the Homewood sandstone of the Pottsville Group along Ohio State Route 800 in Pike Township, Stark County, Ohio. This area has shale, siltstone, sandstone, conglomerate, limestone, coal, clay and flint lithologies. Bedrock is from the Pennsylvanian Geologic Period. The photograph was probably taken in 1960.
A scenic view of Rockbridge with waterfall at Rockbridge State Nature Preserve in Hocking County, Ohio. The image was taken by Michael C. Hansen in 1973. The Natural Arch and Bridge Society defines a natural arch as �a rock exposure that has a hole completely through it formed by the natural, selective removal of rock, leaving a relatively intact frame.� At 92 feet Rockbridge is Ohio's longest natural bridge. The bridge originated as a typical Hocking Hills alcove carved into the soft middle layer of Black Hand Sandstone at the head of a short box canyon cut by a small tributary of the Hocking River. Three intersecting vertical fractures in the roof of the shelter were gradually enlarged until the block they surrounded...
Earth movement with pavement cracking and roadway damage on Hillside Avenue in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Unit lithology in the area is interbedded shale and limestone. Bedrock is from the Ordovician Geologic Period. The image was taken on August 24, 1974.
A disconformity in the Ohio Shale and the Columbus Limestone at the East Liberty Stone Quarry in Logan County, Ohio. Bedrock is from the Devonian Geologic Period. The photograph was taken at Stop #4 of the Ohio Academy of Science field trip on April 26, 1969.
Fault plane breccia in the Peebles Dolomite at the Plum Run Stone quarry located two miles east of Peebles in Adams County, Ohio. This area has dolomite, shale, limestone and sandstone lithologies. Bedrock is from the Silurian Geologic Period. The image was made by Michael C. Hansen in 1978.
An outcrop of Bedford Shale at the Galena Shale, Tile and Brick Company claypit near Galena, Delaware County, Ohio. Unit lithology in this area is shale, siltstone, and sandstone. Bedrock is from the Devonian Geologic Period. The image was made by Michael C. Hansen in 1975.
Brick production at the Galena Shale, Tile and Brick Company kiln operation near Galena, Delaware County, Ohio. Unit lithology in this area is shale, siltstone, and sandstone. Bedrock is from the Devonian Geologic Period. The image was probably taken in the 1970s.
An Ohio Geological Survey Teachers Workshop tour inside the facilities of Bowerston Shale Company operations at Hanover, Licking County, Ohio. Bedrock is from the Mississippian Geologic Period. The image was made by Sherry L. Weisgarber in 1988.
An Ohio Geological Survey Teachers Workshop tour inside the facilities of Bowerston Shale Company operations at Hanover, Licking County, Ohio. Bedrock is from the Mississippian Geologic Period. The image was made by Sherry L. Weisgarber in 1988.


map background search result map search result map Leo Petroglyph State Memorial, Jackson County, Ohio, 1987 The Sharon Sandstone/Conglomerate, Summit County, Ohio, 1981 The Sharon Sandstone/Conglomerate, Summit County, Ohio, 1981 Beach City Dam, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, 1981 Newland (No. 4, Brookville) Coal, Bethlehem Township, Stark County, Ohio, 1960 Putnam Hill Limestone Type Section, Putnam Hill Park, Zanesville, Ohio, 1952 Homewood Sandstone in PikeTownship, Stark County, Ohio, 1960 Strata at Glen Ebon, York Township, Athens County, Ohio, 1976 Strata at Glen Ebon, York Township, Athens County, Ohio, 1976 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Mineral City, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, 1981 Connellsville Sandstone Outcrop Near Athens, Athens County, Ohio, 1974 Brush Creek Limestone at Byesville, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1981 Rockbridge State Nature Preserve, Hocking County, Ohio, 1973 East Liberty Stone Quarry in Logan County, Ohio, 1969 Faulting at Plum Run Stone Quarry Near Peebles, Adams County, Ohio, 1978 Galena Shale, Tile, and Brick Company in Delaware County, Ohio, 1975 Galena Shale, Tile, and Brick Company in Delaware County, Ohio, 1970s Bowerston Shale Company Operation at Hanover, Licking County, Ohio, 1988 Bowerston Shale Company Operation at Hanover, Licking County, Ohio, 1988