This brick was found in Truckee, California by Rick Jones. Robert Brown & Son, Ferguslie Fireclay Works, Paisley, Renfrewshire . . . .
Once again, many thanks to Chris Pasquali and her colleagues for letting me know about these latest Scottish brick finds.
They were found in Villa Ana Factory and Mocoví factory, Province Santa Fe, Argentina.
Villa Ana, Villa Guillermina, La Gallareta y Tartagal were “company towns” built with foreign capital for the production of tannin extract from the exploitation of quebracho colorado. (A hardwood tree) – WIKI
?NA – quite possibly ETNA
?ardcowan – could be a misspelled Cardowan brick – very unusual.
This brick was found in Truckee, California by Gary Underhill. Gary states ” I recovered this burnt example from the former site of the Boca Brewery, located on the banks of the Truckee River, outside Truckee, California. The brewery, one of the largest in the nation at the time was in operation from 1875 until…
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.
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….
Found by Graham Tait (Tattie) on the site of the old Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Alternative brickworks include: West Works, Armadale, West Lothian. . .
Found on the site of the old Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Alternative brickworks include: West Works, Armadale, West Lothian. . .