This brick was found by Darlene Carey on Lockman’s Beach in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. There was a Steel Works at Sydney. Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire. Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire. Stein & Co, Anchor Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire. Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire.
The following bricks are depicted in a book written by Warwick Gemmell and entitled – “And so we graft from six to six”. It describes the brickmaking history of New South Wales, Australia.
The following Scottish bricks feature as being imported into NSW.
GEC S Cardowan (Note – does anyone know what GEC & S stands for)
Starworks JD Glenboig
Found in Carluke. Garnqueen Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire Alternative brickworks include: Gartliston Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Building bricks at Garscadden Works, Drumchapel. Dourie is a trade mark of P and M Hurll, Gartliston Brickworks, Glenboig.
Found by Gustavo Fernetti at the Central Workshops of Ferrocarril Central Argentino, Rosario, Argentina. (Note – SBH – This is an Argentinian Railway.) The Bricks of Bathville and Armadale: Including ‘Crater GB’ manufactured at either the Etna or Atlas Brickworks, Bathville. Atlas Brickworks, Bathville, Armadale, West Lothian. or Etna Brickworks, Bathville, Armadale, West Lothian. ….
Found by Pavel Ilatovsky in the basement of an old iron works which dates back at least 150 years. The iron works were located in Pitkyaranta, Karelia, St Petersburg, Russia. Garnkirk Fireclay Works, Garnkirk, Lanarkshire . . .
Found by Tassiane Freitas in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Tassiane states – “This brick was found in the backyard of my house in Arroio dos Ratos. It was probably removed from the building of the old thermoelectric power plant in the city (The first one in Brazil, which is 1924 and was dismantled in…
Found by Hock Keong in Singapore. Hock found the Dougall brick in the he rubble of a former gasworks in Singapore (operated 1862-1998). James Dougall & Sons Ltd, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. Alternative brickworks include: Bonnyside Brickworks, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. .
The following bricks were found near to the Oil Refinery, Pointe A Pierre, Trinidad. Many thanks to Tony Bedassie for forwarding the photos. . . . Below – Nettle A1 O – Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire. Below – 3934? Thistle – Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire. Below – Glenboig A-1….
Many thanks to Cris Pasquali for the following photographs and information. Cris states ” I found these bricks in the Northern part of my city Rosario (Province of Santa Fe) on the coast of the Parana River. From the late nineteenth century to the mid twentieth century, railway, port and industrial activities were developed in…
Found by Chris Hill, Jack Whittles and Christa Stone at Mount Sicker, near Duncan, British Columbia, Canada. The area was a small mining community which operated c. 1898 – 1909. Information Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. These bricks were stamped with an ‘X’ or a small square and would appear to be variations…
Diego Maciel from Argentina found these bricks in an Argentinian bake house. Unidentified maker. Find location would suggest Scottish origins but….. (Note – SBH – As per the ‘BWC Great Britain‘ brick it is thought that this brick was manufactured at the Etna Brick Works, Bathville.) . . He believes they were imported as the…