LAPBCo / 72

marked face of the LAPBCo 72 firebrick
Donated by Brian F. Smith & Associates, Archaeologists

Brand Name: LAPBCo / 72

Company: Los Angeles Pressed Brick Company.

Brickyard Location: Cleveland and College Sts., Los Angeles, CA (1887-1916); Plant No. 4 at Alberhill, Riverside County, CA (1916-1926).

Operating Years: 1887-1926

Years Brick Made: 1898-1926

Type: Firebrick

Description: Abbreviated company name impressed on the face with number 72 beneath the name, indicating an arch firebrick. This brick is used to make an arch with a 6-foot (72 inches) inside diameter.

Comments: For more information, see Los Angeles Pressed Brick Company, Alberhill.

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