CALIFORNIA BRICKS


CAR-D-BF / 1

Marked face of the CAR-D-BF / 1 firebrick

Brand Name: CAR-D-BF / 1

Company: Gladding, McBean and Company

Brickyard Location: Pittsburg, Contra Costa County, CA

Operating Years: 1943-1962

Years Brick Made: 1943-1962

Type: Pressed No. 1 Key fire block

Description: Carnegie (CAR), Dry-Pressed (D), Blast Furnace (BF), no. 1 key-shaped block. Brand name CAR-D-BF recessed inside a rounded rectangular plate over 1 inside a circular plate outline on the face.

Comments: For more information, see under "Brickmakers" the Gladding, McBean and Company, Pittsburg.

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