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Fun and Interesting Information All About Brick(s):

(Updated February, 2016)

Brick Brands and Frogs

Brick Companies Still in Existence, History of

BrickFrog Brick Blog

Brick Industry Association

"Brickmaking on the Hudson" (from Brick and Clay record)

(Search comphrehensive databases of brick brands prepared by IBCA brick "guru" Jim Graves.)

The British Brick Society

BROCKWAY Brickworks


California Bricks

Cape Cod Brickmaking

Cedar Bayou (Baytown), TX

The Claybank Brick Plant

The Claycraft Brick Factory, Columbus, OH

Coffeyville Bricks

COLEMAN, Texas Brick Plant

Collecting Madness

Cordes Brick Co

DPBW: Dennings Point Brick Works

EMPIRE Brickyard

Fire Bricks and MORE LINKS

Ferris Paving Brick
(History of Brickmaking in Mechanicsville, NY)

The Ghost Town of Hammond, WV

The Golden Age of Hudson Valley Brickmaking

The Golden Age of Hudson Valley Brickmaking 2: The Brickmaking Process

The Great Hudson River Brick Industry

haverstraw brick museum
Haverstraw Brick Museum


Historical Brick Collecting/Armchair General

Historical Bricks in the News

Histories of Brick Companies Still in Existence

Hocking Valley "Star" Brick Industry

Hudson River Brickmaking

HUTTON Company

IBCA Brick Map

Isle of Wight Brickmaking History

MAYONE: The Gentleman from Ulster

(History of the Mayone Brick Co. in Athens and Glasco, NY)

Medora Indiana Brick Plant

NEBCo: New England Brick Company

Ohio Exploration Society: Nelsonville Brick Plant

Old Bricks - history at your feet

The Park Brick Yard Company (PBYCo)

Porthwen - An abandoned brickworks on Anglesey, Wales

Purington Brick History

Ricks-Bricks: Brickmaking c.1850

Saskatchewan's Claybank Brick Plant

Stiles + Hart Brickmaking History

Tales from Croton Point

Tennessee: Robbins Brick Company

Texas Brick Collecting

Toronto's Don Valley Brick Works

TreasureNet Forum

Why Bricks?

Recommended Reading

Hudson Valley Ruins: Forgotten Landmarks of an American Landscape
by Thomas E. Rinaldi and Robert J. Yasinsac
A must-have for brick collectors and history buffs alike. There is a section on the Powell and Minnock Brick Company in Coeymans, NY; the HUTTON Brick Works is also featured.
Click Here for Discounted Price

Denning's Point: A Hudson River History
by Jim Heron
This extraordinary book tells a 6,000-year story of an extraordinary 64 acres on the eastern edge of the Hudson River.
--Pete Seeger, from the prologue
Click Here for Discounted Price

Lost Towns of the Hudson Valley
by Wesley and Barbara H. Gottlock
There is an entire chapter devoted to the lost brickyard town of ROSETON.
Click Here for Much More Information and Discounted Price

Bricks and Brickmaking: A Handbook for Historical Archaeology
by Karl Gurcke
(out of print, check your library)

Bricks and Brickmaking
by Martin Hammond

The Great Hudson River Brick Industry:
Commemorating Three-and-a Half Centuries of Brickmaking
by George V. Hutton
Now Available at a Special Discount for Visitors to!
Click Here for Special Info

Treatise on the Manufacture of Bricks, 1850
by Edward Dobson

Within These Gates
by Daniel deNoyelles
(re-prints available at the Haverstraw Brick Museum)

For Books on Hudson River History and Lore

Articles on Brick and Brick Collectors from Around the World

(Updated February, 2016)

Alan's Brick Collection

Alex, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, Old Bricks Collection

American Brick Collection, National Building Museum

Jean Bear, Washington, PA

Brick Collecting in Texas

Neil Brittlebank

The Raymond Chase Collection,
Peekskill, NY and National Building Museum

The Frank and Jane Clement Brick Museum, Orchard Park (Buffalo), NY

George J Craigen, 2 Cliffwood Brick Companies

Fife, Scotland

William Hachtel, Waite Hill, OH

Henry Holt, Lancashire, England

Joe's Brick Page

Kentucky Brick Man

Stephanie LaRose, Hudson Valley Collection

KiwiAlan, Huntly, NZ

Danny Lewis, El Dorado, Kansas

Dan Mosier, California

A monument to the “The Brick” has been erected on the site of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. This monument exhibits many examples of Ohio’s bricks. It is for these reasons that we gather to celebrate Bricks and Brick collecting near this site. Come and join with us at:

Pete Schiller, Sealy, Texas

Scotland's Brick Industry

Paul Smith, Abeline, TX

Summerlee, UK

Tiger Crown Brick, Appalachia

Brian Trimble, Seven Fields (Pittsburgh), PA

Andy Van Der Poel, Hudson River, NY

World Brick Museum, Kyoto, Japan

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