CALIFORNIA BRICKS


NO 1 WEDGE 1 7/8 IN / W.S. DICKEY CLAY MFG. CO. / STAR

Marked face of the Dickey Clay Mfg. Co. Star No 1 Wedge brick
Photo courtesy of Mike Peters

Brand Name: NO 1 WEDGE 1 7/8 IN / W.S. DICKEY CLAY MFG. CO. / STAR

Company: W.S. Dickey Clay Manufacturing Co. Plant 19

Brickyard Location: Livermore, Alameda County, CA

Operating Years: 1917-1936

Years Brick Made: 1917-1936

Type: Firebrick

Description: No. 1 Wedge Star firebrick. Markings are recessed on the face on three lines. First line is the brick type "NO 1 WEDGE 1 7/8 IN" in a shallow rounded rectangular name plate. Second line is the company's name "W.S. DICKEY CLAY MFG. CO." in a shallow rounded rectangular name plate. Third line is the brand name "STAR" in a shallow rounded rectangular name plate.

Comments: For more information, see under "Brickmakers" the W. S. Dickey Clay Manufacturing Company, Plant No. 19, Livermore.

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