Marked Bricks: S

S in diamond face brick

S in diamond pressed brick

San Jose Brick & Tile Company

San Jose, Santa Clara County, CA

1906-1968

S firebrick

S firebrick

Stockton Fire & Enameled Brick Company

Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA

1907-1920

Courtesy of Mike Peters

View of the marked face of a CARNEGIE pressed oversized block displaying the "S" logo.

S CARNEGIE firebrick

Stockton Fire Brick Company

Pittsburg, Contra Costa County, CA

1931-1943

SAN DIEGO pressed brick

SAN DIEGO pressed brick

San Diego Vitrified Brick & Clay Products Company

National City, San Diego County, CA

1913

Courtesy of Brian F. Smith & Associates

SAN JOSE common brick

SAN JOSE common brick

San Jose Brick Company

San Jose, Santa Clara County, CA

1893-1927

Courtesy of James Salata

SANTA MONICA LA.P.B.CO BLOCK paving brick

SANTA MONICA LA.P.B.CO BLOCK paving brick

Los Angeles Pressed Brick Company

Santa Monica yard, Los Angeles County, CA

1907-before 1926

SANTA MONICA L.A.PB.CO. BLOCK paving brick

SANTA MONICA L.A.PB.CO. BLOCK paving brick

Los Angeles Pressed Brick Company

Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, CA

1907-1926

Courtesy of Ron Rose

S.B.Co. [CBMA logo] common brick

S.B.Co. [CBMA logo] common brick

Sacramento Transportation Company’s Riverside yard (1879), Sacramento Brick Company (1921)

Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA

1879-1969

Courtesy of Michele Pierce

View of the marked face of the Selby firebrick. Photo courtesy of William Donnelly.

SELBY firebrick

Selby Smelting & Lead Company

Tormey, Contra Costa County, CA

1908-?

Courtesy of William Donnelly

SFBCo common brick

SFBCo common brick

San Francisco Brick Company

San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA

1900-1914

SG silica brick

SG silica brick

Gladding, McBean & Company

South Gate, Los Angeles County, CA

1950s

SIERRA paving brick

SIERRA paving brick

Stockton Fire & Enameled Brick Company

Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA

1907-1920

Courtesy of Steve Curtiss

SIMONS common brick

Simons Brick Company

Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, CA

1905-1935

Simons common brick

SIMONS common brick

Simons Brick Company

Pasadena, Los Angeles County, CA

1900-1913

Courtesy of James Freedner

SIMONS face brick

SIMONS face brick

Simons Brick Company

Simons, Los Angeles County, CA

1905-1935

Courtesy of George L. Kennedy

S.J.B.Co. common brick

S.J.B.Co. common brick

San Jose Brick Company

San Jose, Santa Clara County, CA

1887-1927

S.M.B.Co common brick

S.M.B.Co common brick

Santa Monica Brick Company

Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, CA

1923-1930

STANDARD common brick

STANDARD common brick

Standard Brick Company

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

1902-1938

View of the marked face of the Star firebrick made by Gladding, McBean & Co. Courtesy of Evelyn Rose.

STAR firebrick

Gladding, McBean & Company

Livermore, Alameda County, CA

1943-1949

Courtesy of Evelyn Rose

View of the marked face of the Dickey Star firebrick.

STAR W.S. DICKEY CLAY MFG. CO. firebrick

Livermore Fire Brick Works, W. S. Dickey Clay Manufacturing Company

Livermore, Alameda County, CA

1927-1936

Star No. 2 Wedge Livermore F.B. Works firebrick.

STAR NO 2 WEDGE 1 1/2 IN LIVERMORE F.B. WKS. S.F. firebrick

Livermore Fire Brick Works, W. S. Dickey Clay Manufacturing Company

Livermore, Alameda County, CA

1927-1936

STOCKTON face brick

STOCKTON face brick

Stockton Fire & Enameled Brick Company

Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA

1907-1920

View of the marked face of the Stockton stiff-mud firebrick.

STOCKTON intermediate-duty firebrick

Stockton Fire Brick Company

Pittsburg, Contra Costa County, CA

1931-1943

Stockton firebrick by GMcB

STOCKTON intermediate-duty firebrick

Gladding, McBean & Company & INTERPACE

Pittsburg, Contra Costa County, CA

1943-1982

STC&PWKS 118 circle firebrick

STC&PWKS 118 circle firebrick

Steiger Terra Cotta & Pottery Company

South San Francisco, San Mateo County, CA

1895-1917

Courtesy of Jack Bower

STC&PWks 396 acid brick

STC&PWks 396 acid brick

Steiger Terra Cotta & Pottery Company

South San Francisco, San Mateo County, CA

1895-1917

STC&PWKS S.F. CAL. pressed brick

STC&PWKS S.F. CAL. pressed brick

Steiger Terra Cotta & Pottery Company

South San Francisco, San Mateo County, CA

1895-1917

Courtesy of Jack Bower

STEIGER firebrick

STEIGER firebrick

Steiger Terra Cotta & Pottery Company

South San Francisco, San Mateo County, CA

1895-1917

STEIGER RAD. 59;;A circle brick

STEIGER RAD. 59;;A circle brick

Steiger Terra Cotta & Pottery Company

South San Francisco, San Mateo County, CA

1895-1917

Courtesy of Ron Rose

STL. FB&C.CO LA. CAL firebrick

STL. FB&C.CO LA. CAL firebrick

St. Louis Fire Brick & Clay Company

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

1901-1930

Courtesy of Brian F. Smith and Associates, Archaeologists

ST.L.F.B. CLAY CO. LA firebrick

ST.L.F.B. CLAY CO. LA firebrick

St. Louis Fire Brick & Clay Company

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

1901-1930

Courtesy of George L. Kennedy

ST.L.F.B. CLAY CO. LA BQM firebrick

ST.L.F.B. CLAY CO. LA BQM firebrick

St. Louis Fire Brick & Clay Company

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

1901-1930

Courtesy of Ron Rose

ST. L. F.B.-INSL. CO. firebrick

ST. L. F.B.-INSL. CO. firebrick

St. Louis Fire Brick & Insulation Company

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

1936-1949

Courtesy of James Freedner

ST LOUIS F. B. CLAY CO. firebrick

ST LOUIS F. B. CLAY CO. firebrick

St. Louis Fire Brick & Clay Company

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

1901-1930

Courtesy of George L. Kennedy

ST. LOUIS FIRE BRICK [lion] firebrick

ST. LOUIS FIRE BRICK [lion] firebrick

St. Louis Fire Brick & Clay Company (1901); St. Louis Fire Brick & Insulation Company (1936)

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

1901-1949

Courtesy of James Freedner

ST. LOUIS FIRE BRICK & CLAY CO LOS ANGELES CAL. CAL. EXCELSIOR firebrick

ST. LOUIS FIRE BRICK & CLAY CO LOS ANGELES CAL. CAL. EXCELSIOR firebrick

St. Louis Fire Brick & Clay Company

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

1901-1930

Courtesy of David Garcia

View of the marked face of the Dickey Supreme firebrick. Photo courtesy of Steve Curtiss

SUPREME firebrick

Livermore Fire Brick Works, W. S. Dickey Clay Manufacturing Company

Livermore, Alameda County, CA

1927-1936

Courtesy of Steve Curtiss

S.W.B. common brick

S.W.B. common brick

Southwestern Brick Company

Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA

1920-1925

Courtesy of David Garcia