Marked face of the L.A.P.B.Co. x48x firebrick
Photo courtesy of Steve Mount

Brand Name: LAPBCo / X48X

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: Wedge Double X firebrick

Description: Abbreviated company name impressed on the face with X48X beneath the company name. Two screw impressions are in the center of each X. This is a wedge shaped brick used to form a circle with an inside diameter of 48 inches.

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

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