Hudson valley online dating
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.A collection of Hudson River & New England Brick with a brief history of the yards and towns where they were made. A for his exhaustive work on "Brick Brands of the United States." Other sources consulted are noted in various section of the web site. In 1910, Berlin had about 11 brickyards, and yearly produced about 102,500,000 bricks.WEBMASTER NOTE: This is in no way meant to be an authoritative resource for the identity of brick brands. Another resource for identifying Hudson River bricks is a listing prepared by collector Andy Van Der Poel. Aldridge, a brick manufacturer located in Dutchess Junction. The Great Depression ended the building construction.
After hauling the logs to the road, they were picked up by a truck and taken to the brickyard in Watervliet.
He was recognized throughout the country as an authority on brick making and the brick market. Over 90,000 bricks were produced each day with as many as 90 men and women working together.
From there he handled the output of many yards along the river. As he was driving through the woods two miles south of Hudson, carrying a large sum of money to pay the employees of the company, Mr Fowler was attacked and shot by five highwaymen, others acting as signal men, and died two hours later at the Hudson Hospital, September 3,. The salary for an average worker was 1-2 dollars every 10 hours.
I took the milk train at AM and arrived in Troy at PM. My brother, who was living in Watervliet, met me at the station. in Watervliet and I started working there on Monday.
My first job was to feed the horses and drive them to bring clay to the granulator.
One of his sons was Thomas Aldridge born in 1818 and died August, 1892. is about the last yard to operate on "Brickyard Hill." The directory lists the principals as Walter J. (Thanks to Michael Anzalone for the first photo.) The former Brandreth Pill Factory in Ossining, NY built in 1872. They also made a reverse lettered BARTLETT and a "correctly" written BARTLETT. Here is an 1891 map of the Montrose/Verplanck/Crugers area by F. Biers showing Bellefuille's 65 acre parcel and his Brick Yards. Visit Our Verplanck/Montrose/Georges's Island Page. From a museum brochure: "The museum houses a brick display with bricks, brick molds, signs and terra cotta pieces from Berlin’s many brick manufacturers.