CALIFORNIA BRICKS


BETTERIDGE

Marked face of the Betteridge brick
Photo courtesy of John Rupe

Brand Name: BETTERIDGE

Company: William Betteridge

Brickyard Location: South Fresno, Fresno County, CA

Operating Years: 1881-1889

Years Brick Made: 1888

Type: Pressed Brick

Description: Brand name is raised in arc block letters inside a rounded rectangular frog on the face of the brick.

Comments: Fresno historian John Rupe kindly sent pictures of this brick. He believes that the brick came from the triangle brickwork that was on the second story of the Expositor building, dating to 1888, on Fulton Mall in Fresno. Further details will be found soon on Brickmakers page.

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