The first picture shows large Ashlar Stone Blocks in the Quarry with Shale And Flagrock layers in the background. The second picture shows an Excavator removing the Ashlar Blocks with bigger Blocks to the left.
The picture on the left shows the massive length of the York Stone blocks when they are Quarried, they can be up to 6 Meters long. The picture on the right shows how deep the York Stone Ashlar Blocks are, up to 3 Meters.
The picture on the left shows the Stone Blocks being broken down to smaller sizes so they can be removed from the Yorkstone Quarry. The picture on the right shows a Daewoo Excavator Quarrying large Ashlar Stone Blocks.