CALIFORNIA BRICKS


[GMcB oval logo] / MARINE

Marked face of the Gladding McBean Marine firebrick
Donated by Keith Collins

Brand Name: [GMcB oval logo] / MARINE

Company: Gladding, McBean and Co.

Brickyard Location: Los Angeles or South Gate, Los Angeles County, California

Operating Years: 1926-1950s

Years Brick Made: 1927 - after 1951

Type: Firebrick

Description: Company logo above brand name impressed on the face.

Source: California State Mining Bureau Report 12, 1893-94; California State Mining Bureau Report 15, 1917, p. 322-325; California State Mining Bureau Bulletin 99, 1928, p. 151-156; Friends of Terra Cotta, Fall 1981 newletter; Gurcke, Karl, Bricks and Brickmaking, The University of Idaho Press, 1987, p. 262; Gladding McBean & Co. Refractories Handbook, 1951.

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