CALIFORNIA BRICKS


FROM / GLADDING, McBEAN & Co. / LINCOLN, PLACER Co., CAL. / FB1

Marked face of the salmon face brick from Gladding McBean, Lincoln
Photo courtesy of Ron Rose

Brand Name: FROM / GLADDING, McBEAN & Co. / LINCOLN, PLACER Co., CAL. / FB1

Company: Gladding, McBean and Co.

Brickyard Location: Lincoln, Placer County, California

Operating Years: 1875-present

Years Brick Made: ?

Type: Face brick

Description: Inside a deep frog is impressed in recessed serif letters on the face on the first line is "FROM", second line GLADDING, McBEAN & Co.", third line "LINCOLN, PLACER Co., CAL." On the left of above is "FB1". All of the above markings is slightly slanted down to the right.

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

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