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BRICKS,
BRICKYARDS
&
Brick Collecting
in Texas

Thurber brick
Thurber brick
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  • Indian Jim by Mike Cox ("Texas Tales" Column)
    Barely 50 years after the U.S. Cavalry drove the last hostile Indians out of the Panhandle an Indian from New York made page-one news in Pampa and across the nation.
  • Thurber Brick by Mike Cox ("Texas Tales" Column)
  • Thurber, Texas - Texas' Premier Ghost Town
    A brick factory was added to the mining operations since they had the material, the fuel, and the railroad to ship the end product. Tile was manufactured as well, but it was the thick, heavy Thurber paving brick that paid the bills....
  • The Butler Brick Company (From "Splash Across Texas" by Chandra Moira Beal)
    The Butler Brick Company was founded by Michael Butler in 1873 when he came from Limerick, Ireland to join his brother Patrick in Austin. The first plant ...
  • The Coleman Brick Plant - Industrial Ghost Town in the City
    The plant was abandoned. The clay mountain still towers over the skeletons of the buildings, but it doesn't tower like it used to. ...
  • Brick Collecting, Are You at Risk?
    So many bricks have town names pressed into them. Abilene, Corsicana, D'Hanis, Elgin, Ferris, Gonzales, Groesbeck, Lampasas, Marlin, Pittsburg, Quannah, Rusk, and Tyler, just to mention a few. ...
  • Easy to be Hard - Milton Schiller, Brick Detective
    Adventures in brick collecting
  • Malakoff, Texas
    Today efforts are underway to celebrate Malakoff's (and perhaps the rest of the state's) brick manufacturing heritage, through a display and perhaps even the formation of a Malakoff Brick Museum....
  • The Courthouse, Schools and Brick-making in Alpine, Texas by Tommy R. Woodward
    It is said that the contractors burned their own bricks for the building of the Brewster County Courthouse ....
  • Bricking Bad Cartoon by Roger T. Moore
    In 1972 Don Halsell of Keene bit the corner off an imported brick in the Texas Senate Chambers to show its poor quality.
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