Ingersoll Rand at Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore

“The purpose of the memorial is to communicate the founding, expansion, preservation, and unification of the United States with colossal statues of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.”  ~Gutzon Borglum

Did you know that  Ingersoll Rand provided jackhammer drills and air compressors for work on Mount Rushmore in 1927? They sure did!

To learn about the types of tools that could handle such a colossal project, check out the links below.

Construction tools:

Top of the line air compressors:

Did you also know that geologists estimate that the granite at Mount Rushmore National Memorial will erode only 1 inch every 10,000 years? Granite is not only tough to work with, but it stands the test of time!


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