CALIFORNIA BRICKS


McKENZIE & REID / XX MFGRS XX / BENICIA CAL

Marked face of the McKenzie & Reid brick
Collection of David Garcia

Brand Name: McKENZIE & REID / XX MFGRS XX / BENICIA CAL

Company: McKenzie & Reid Manufacturers, Benicia Pottery

Brickyard Location: E. 5th St. and E. G St., Benicia, Solano County, CA

Operating Years: 1894-1897

Years Brick Made: 1894-1897

Type: Firebrick

Description: Brand name impressed on face in recessed block letters. On the first line is "McKENZIE & REID. On the second line is a double X inside a circle followed by "MFGRS" followed by a double X inside a circle; note the misspelling in the abbreviation MFGRS. On the third line is "BENICIA CAL."

Comments: For more information, see under "Brickmakers" the McKenzie and Reid Manufacturers, Benicia.

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