IMPORTED AND OUT-OF-STATE BRICKS


COLUMBIA 2 / NG McBEAN & CO

Marked face of the COLUMBIA 2 / NG McBEAN & CO firebrick

Brand name: COLUMBIA 2 / NG McBEAN & CO

Company: Gladding, McBean and Co.

Location: Renton, Washington.

Years: 1930-1942 (brick made).

Type: Firebrick

Description: Brand name is impressed into the face. COLUMBIA 2 is on the first line. NG McBean & CO is on the second line. Both lines are repetitive and truncate at the ends.

References: Graves, Jim, Brick Brands of the United States, 2003; Gurcke, Karl, Bricks and Brickmaking, University of Idaho Press, 1987, p. 302-303.

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