CALIFORNIA BRICKS


[GMcB oval logo] / AMERICAN ARCH CO SECURITY [logo]/ 351 / B

Marked face of the Gladding McBean American Arch Security brick
Photo courtesy of George L. Kennedy

Brand Name: [GMcB oval logo] / AMERICAN ARCH CO SECURITY [logo]/ 351 / B

Company: Gladding, McBean and Co.

Brickyard Location: Lincoln, Placer County, California, or Alberhill, Riverside County, California

Operating Years: 1875-present

Years Brick Made: between 1915 and 1950

Type: Firebrick

Description: Gladding, McBean and Company logo and below it the American Arch Company Security logo impressed on the face. Made for locomotive fireboxes in security circulators designed and licensed by the American Arch Company of New York.

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

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