The Boscobel Plant was purchased in 1930, and is located on Route 6 (Patterson Avenue), just west of Richmond. In 2000 the plant won an industry association Environmental Eagle 1st Runner Up Platinum Award. And in 1999 it received both an Environmental Eagle Gold Award and a Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy Reclamation Award. Boscobel associates have participated in local James River clean up efforts and the Goochland High School Job Fair.
The counties of Goochland, Henrico and Chesterfield. Boscobel contains railroad access, allowing it to serve Virginia’s eastern peninsula market (Williamsburg, Newport News, and the counties of York and James City).
Boscobel mines Petersburg Granite, an igneous formation thought to be of late Paleozoic age (about 330 million years old). Found in the Petersburg and Richmond areas, this rock was formed from a molten mass and has a pink and sometimes blue multi-colored appearance. Quartz, orthoclase, plagioclase, muscovite and small amounts of dark colored minerals combine to give the stone its rich appearance.