Brand name: GMcB(in oval)/TROJAN
Company: Gladding, McBean and Co.
Location: Lincoln, Placer County, California
Description: Company abbreviated inside an oval and brand name impressed within a shallow rectangular frog.
Comments: Name "Trojan" is derived from a place once called Fort Trojan near Lincoln.
Source: California State Mining Bureau Report 12, 1893-94; California State Mining Bureau Report 15, 1917, p. 322-325;
California State Mining Bureau Bulletin 99, 1928, p. 151-156; Friends of Terra Cotta, Fall 1981 newletter;
Gurcke, Karl, Bricks and Brickmaking, The University of Idaho Press, 1987.
Plant of the Gladding-McBean Co., Lincoln, CA. Photo by Dan Mosier, 2001.
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