Overseas stockists for Scottish bricks – export import

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Below – 16/10/1844 – New York Daily tribune – Scotch firebricks for sale  – Sherman Atwel & Co,  30 Broad Street, New York.

1844 new york - scotch firebricks for sale - Sherman Atwater & co

 Below – 09/12/1855 – The Age Newspaper –  Melbourne, Australia. Scotch – Scottish hearths – Huxley and Parkers Stone and Marble Yard, Little Collins Street East.

Scottish hearths

 Below – 24/05/1864 – The Morning Chronicle, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada. Scotch Fire Brick – Merchant W.S Symonds and Co

scottish fire brick Halifax nova scotia Canada

 Below – 01/05/1869 – Saint John Evening Daily News – St John, New Brunswick, Canada. John Devoe, 34 Water Street, St John

Devoe

 Below – 03/8/1870 – Lewiston Evening Journal – Lewiston, Maine, USA.  Scotch – Scottish butt joints and shoulder pipes. James Edmond & Co, Wharf 388 – 412 Federal Street, Boston.

Lewiston

Below – 03/08/1871 – Montreal Daily and Commercial Newspaper. Garnkirk Patent – Thomas Robertson, Channeville Street.

Garnkirk Patent bricks Montreal

 Below – 08/05/1874 – National Republican – Washington – details prices for Scotch sewer pipes and installation – New York and Boston

1874 scotch sewer new york

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1874 scotch sewer pipes boston

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1874 scotch sewer pipes new york

Below – 05/10/1875  Daily Alta ( page 3 column 10) – Heatheryknowe brick. Heathery Knowe (2 words) bricks bring imported into California.

Heathery Knowe fire brick Daily Alta California 5th October 1876

Below – 1876 – An advert within a book entitled ” 1776 – 1876 – Important events of the century ( USA).

James Edmond & Co, Boston, Importers and manufacturers of fire brick including Scotch brands – Garnkirk, Govan and Cardowan.

James Edmond USA - Govan garnkirk cardowan

 Below – 03/05/1883 – The Daily Bulletin – Honolulu Hawaii.

scotch fire brick hawaii

Below – 23/03/1891 – The Seattle post – intelligencier – Washington. ….”The Embleton discharged a part of her cargo at Schwabachers wharf Saturday, unloading 170 tons of Scotch fire brick”….

Below – 10/04/1891 – Essex County Herald – Pennsylvania and 06/04/1891 The Sun, New York – The Haupt family, Shenandonah PA discover potters clay on their land of such quality as to rival the ‘famous Kilmarnock factories in Scotland”

pennsylvanoa v kilmarnock clay

 Below – 06/05/1891 – Rock Island Daily Argus – Illinois – Scottish enamelled bricks used to build the Congressional Library, New York.

rock island illisnois scotch enamelled brick congressional library New York

Below – 1894 – S.L.Merchant Co, New York, USA

S.L Merchant and Co New York

 Below – 01/11/1895 – The Seattle  Post – Intelligencier – Washington. Scotch firebricks for sale – Morrison & Eshelman, Yesler Building.

scotch firebrick for sale in washington - morrison and eshelman

Below – 26/07/1897 – The Scotsman  – Interesting article of the new tariffs imposed on imports into America, as passed by the Senate and signed off by  President McKinley.

Below – 1902 Advert –  Seymour R Church, San Francisco, California, USA.

Brown Paisley, Glenboig, Heathfield, Calder – “It is a well known fact that English, Scotch and Silica fire bricks will last longer and stand more heat than any others”

S R Church advert - Scottish fire bricks

Below – 26/11/1906 – Montreal Gazette. Francis Hyde & Co, 31 Wellington Street, Montreal – Scottish firebricks, fire clay , wet and dry ganister.

Montreal Scottish Firebrick

Below – 07/01/1914 – Boultbee Johnson & Company Limited, Vancouver, Canada stock Gartcraig and Etna bricks.

Below – 1911 – The year book of the Boston Architectural Club – Waldo Brothers, Boston

 

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Harley Marshall a former Export Manager (1980 – 1991) at the Manuel Works, Whitecross, Scotland states that all Steins wooden packing crates had to be treated to prevent Sirex Wasp infestation before the firebricks could be exported to Australia

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