IMPORTED AND OUT-OF-STATE BRICKS


ALAMOS / HW876

Marked face of the ALAMOS / HW876 interlocking block

Brand name: ALAMOS / HW876

Company: Harbison-Walker Refractories Co.

Location: Vandalia and/or Fulton plants, Missouri

Years: 1935-1961+? (brick made)

Type: Refractory Hanger

Description: Brand name impressed into the side, with ALAMOS on the first line and HW876 on the second line. The "S" stands for stronger than the regular ALAMO firebrick.

Comments: Brick donated by Ben Rinehart.

References: Harbison-Walker Refractories Company, Modern Refractory Practice, 1961, p. 65-66; Gurcke, Karl, Bricks and Brickmaking, University of Idaho Press, 1987, p. 196.

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