watch dirty jobs - season 2 episode 13 - avian vomitologist: mike first travels to colorado to help out at a marble quarry. he then goes to california to collect owl vomit which
mining marble blocks from the wall of the quarry starts with a "bench wall." the bench wall is a large section of marble along a vertical wall that is cut with diamond cables drills and torches. dynamite loosens the bench wall from the side of the quarry and the separated wall can then be processed and cut into individual uniform blocks.
the word "carrara" itself is made of the celtic "kair" or its ligurian form "kar" both meaning "stone".the double consonant r is likely to come from the french "carrière" (quarry). due to its antiquity and production size carrara is a perfect study for anyone who wants to study the evolution of the marble extraction techniques throughout the ages.
italian artist and filmmaker yuri ancarani captures the otherworldly landscape of carrara's marble quarries in the apuan alps northwest italy as il capo (the chief) guides his men through the
carrara marble has been used since the time of ancient rome and it was called the "luni marble". in the 17th and 18th centuries the marble quarries were monitored by the cybo and malaspina families who ruled over massa and carrara. the family created the "office of marble" in 1564 to regulate the marble mining industry.
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summary: mike first travels to colorado to help out at a marble quarry. he then goes to california to collect owl vomit which is sold to school children for research projects. finally mike travels to texas to palpate cows a process used to figure out if a cow is pregnant.
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