CALIFORNIA BRICKS


KRAFTILE-NUKEM ACIDPROOF NILES CALIF.

Marked side of the Kraftile-Nukem Acidproof split paver brick
Courtesy of the Museum of Local History, Fremont, California.

Brand Name: KRAFTILE-NUKEM ACIDPROOF NILES CALIF.

Company: Kraftile Company

Brickyard Location: Plant at 800 Kraftile Rd., Fremont, CA; office 55 New Montgomery St., San Francisco, CA.

Operating Years: 1926-1996

Years Brick Made: 1950s-1980s (minimal range)

Type: Split paver

Description: Company name KRAFTILE, brand name NUKEM ACIDPROOF, and NILES CALIF. impressed on the side by a repetitive rolling stamp. Three longitudinal grooves above and below the lettering.

Comments: For more information, see under "Brickmakers" the Kraftile Company.

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