Brand Name: TRO JAN
Company: Gladding, McBean and Co.
Brickyard Location: Lincoln, Placer County, California
Operating Years: 1875-present
Years Brick Made: 1935-1942
Description: Brand name is recessed within a shallow round rectangular plate. A space separates TRO from JAN.
Comments: Name "Trojan" is derived from a place once called Fort Trojan near Lincoln.
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.
Plant of the Gladding-McBean Co., Lincoln, CA. Photo by Dan Mosier, 2001.
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