Brampton Brick proudly manufactures superior clay brick, brick & stone veneer, and cultured stone, serving Canada & the United States, as well as complementary pavers and retaining walls under the Oaks brand name.
With a manufacturing history dating back to the 1800's, Brampton Brick has embraced advancements in technology to become a world-leader in brick and concrete stone manufacturing.
Rather, these are our "best guesses" from perusing city directories, conducting comparative analysis, going on field trips with brick "gurus" Fred Rieck and Andy Van Der Poel and researching material in publications and on the Internet. Andy has a much larger Hudson River collection than I and has wonderfully researched and documented each brick. The last brickyard to close was a flower pot company which didn't last too long.
SEE SOME OF ANDY'S COLLECTION & DOWNLOAD HIS COMPLETE LIST HERE. The electric shovel arm is still visible in an old clay pit on Route 72.
Although known as 'the Roaring Twenties', the period mixed post-First World War optimism with years of economic depression.
Many of the 1920s houses were in suburban developments in the countryside around existing towns and cities.
Using various scanning tools, the researchers found that the tiny iron particles coat the simulant's bigger rocky basalt particles.
Using soil that mirrors that found on Mars, they were able to form a brick at ambient temperature that was similar to dense rock, and stronger than steel enforced concrete.The first humans to live on Mars will have brick houses made from the red planet’s own distinct soil, according to new research.And the pioneers won’t even have to take an oven or any extra building materials to create the Martian masonry.As with the late-19th century period, these new houses were built in conjunction with new railway lines.Most houses were still built by speculative builders, who funded each project from the profits from the previous buildings.