IMPORTED AND OUT-OF-STATE BRICKS


[GMcB oval logo] / FIREBACK

Marked face of the Gladding McBean Fireback firebrick
Photo courtesy of George L. Kennedy

Brand name: [GMcB oval logo] / FIREBACK

Company: Gladding, McBean and Co.

Location: Renton, Washington.

Years: 1940s (brick made).

Type: Firebrick split

Description: A low-duty dry-press firebrick split. Brand name FIREBACK is recessed inside a shallow rectangular frog on the face.

References: Gladding, McBean and Company, Refractories Handbook, 1951; Gurcke, Karl, Bricks and Brickmaking, University of Idaho Press, 1987, p. 234-235.

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