CALIFORNIA BRICKS


KAOLIN

Marked face of the Kaolin firebrick

Brand Name: KAOLIN

Company: California Brick and Pottery Company

Brickyard Location: Glen Ellen, Sonoma County, CA

Operating Years: 1903-1909.

Years Brick Made: 1905-1909

Type: Firebrick

Description: Brand name KAOLIN impressed on the face.

Comments: Kaolin clay probably came from the Weise clay pit near Glen Ellen. For more information, see under "Brickmakers" the California Brick & Pottery Company.


California Brick and Pottery Co. yard, Glen Ellen
View of the abandoned kilns of the California Brick and Pottery Company, c. 1914. From Bradley, 1916.

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