Little Dogie In the language of the American West, a motherless calf is known as a dogie. In Western Words Ramon F. Adams gives one possible etymology for dogie, whose origin is unknown. During the 1880s, when a series of harsh winters left large numbers of orphaned calves, the little calves, weaned too early, were unable to digest coarse range grass, and their swollen bellies “very much resembled a batch of sourdough carried in a sack.” Such a calf was referred to as dough-guts. The
Experience Indiana Limestone The first commercial quarry on record was opened in 1827 near the town of Stinesville, approximately 20 miles west of Bloomington. Since then, Indiana's limestone industry has grown to supply the majority of all high-quality building grade limestone use in the United States. Additionally, the culture and heritage of limestone has permeated the area around the rich deposits of the high-quality stone, known as Salem Limestone.