CALIFORNIA BRICKS


WESTERN

marked face of the Western brick
Donated by Norman and Betty Thrower

Brand Name: WESTERN

Company: Western Brick Co.

Brickyard Location: Plant No. 2, 2630 Colorado Ave. and 26th St., Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, CA.

Operating Years: 1922-1936

Years Brick Made: 1922-1936

Type: Common brick

Description: Company's name is impressed into face with raised block letters within a shallow rectangular frog. This marking is similar to that found on the Western brick made at Long Beach. Noticeable differences are in the style of lettering and the clay composition.

Comments: For more information, see under "Brickmakers" Western Brick Company, Plant No. 2, Santa Monica.

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