marked face of the Trojan firebrick
Donated by Roy Steege

Brand Name: TROJAN

Company: Gladding, McBean and Co.

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

Operating Years: 1926-1950s

Years Brick Made: 1935-1950s

Type: Firebrick

Description: Brand name is recessed within a slightly recessed round rectangular name plate on the face of the brick.

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; Gladding McBean and Co. Refractories Handbook, 1951; Gurcke, Karl, Bricks and Brickmaking, The University of Idaho Press, 1987.

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