CALIFORNIA BRICKS


HIGGINS

Marked face of the Higgins brick
Donated by Roy N. Anaclerio, Jr.

Brand Name: HIGGINS

Company: Higgins Brick & Tile Company

Brickyard Location: Higgins plants included the Gardena plant, 2217 W. 174th St.(since 1927), Torrance; Ramona plant, 4700 Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park (since 1946); Santa Monica plant, 2600 Colorado St., Santa Monica (since 1944), Los Angeles County, CA; and Chino Hills plant, 15920 Pomona Rincon Rd., Chino Hills, San Bernardino County, CA.

Operating Years: 1927-2011 (all plants)

Years Brick Made: ?

Type: Common brick

Description: The manufacturing plant of this brick has not been determined yet. The date of manufacture is unknown but it was at sometime prior to 2006. Company's name is impressed on the face at random positions as if hand-stamped.

Source: California Division of Mines and Geology, v. 50, nos. 3 and 4, 1954; California Division of Mines and Geology Special Publication 93, 1987, p. 51; Josh Higgins, written communication, 2012.

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