IMPORTED AND OUT-OF-STATE BRICKS


STERLING

Marked face of the Sterling firebrick

Brand name: STERLING

Company: Chicago Retort & Fire Brick Company.

Location: Chicago, IL.

Years: 1921-1942 (brick made)

Type: Firebrick

Description: Brand name in a sinuous shallow frog, impressed into the face.

Comments: Likely shipped by rail from Chicago to San Francisco.

References: Gurcke, Karl, Bricks and Brickmaking, University of Idaho Press, 1987, p. 300.

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