CALIFORNIA BRICKS


EXCELSIOR / [PACIFIC diamond logo]

Marked face of the Pacific diamond logo Excelsior firebrick
Photo courtesy of George L. Kennedy

Brand Name: EXCELSIOR / [PACIFIC diamond logo]

Company: Pacific Clay Products, Inc.

Brickyard Location: Corona, Riverside County or Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA.

Operating Years: 1910-1953

Years Brick Made: 1921-1953

Type: Firebrick

Description: Remnant of the brand "EXCELSIOR" with a PACIFIC diamond logo beneath and recessed on the face.

Source: California State Mining Bureau Preliminary Report 7, 1920, p. 57; California State Mining Bureau Bulletin 99, 1928, p. 111; California Journal of Mines and Geology, v. 50, no. 3-4, 1954, p. 467-709; Gurcke, Karl, Bricks and Brickmaking, The University of Idaho Press, 1987, p. 278.

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