Brick and Clay Record Volume 38

Brick and Clay Record Volume 38

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...They expect to make their own brick which will be used to complete the work. Two switches have been laid from the track leading to the coal mines, and a third is soon to be laid. It is thought that all will be in readiness for work by early spring. The Abbey Brick Co, has been incorporated at Chicago with a capital of $50,000 for manufacturing and dealing in brick, tile. lime and other building material. Charles VV. Labinsky, Alfred B. Davis. Jr., and Glenn W, Jackson are the incorporators. KANSAS CITY. Kansas City, Mo.. Feb. 25.---Building contractors are much pleased with the fine open building weather of the past month. There has not been a day in all that time in which regular work could not be taken care of in the building line, and more than half the time it has not even frozen at night. This is very unusual weather in this city for the last half of January and first half af February, and some are inclined to think that we will pay up for it with, a late spring and too much rain for anything like regular work. Some contractors are complaining about not taking up work early in the year, instead of putting off the more important work until spring opens, for they are having no trouble in getting material now and the weather is all that could be asked, and plenty of men ready to work, so more favorable conditions could hardly be asked for rapid work. Those who have had a good many mall jobs on hand have been finishing them with great rapidity, and are getting a long start on their year's work. it is generally predicted among brick handlers that there will be a shortage in the spring, and that advancing prices will be the result. This is a usual rather than an unusual condition, but this year the shortage may be even greater than...show more

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  • Paperback | 530 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 934g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236944941
  • 9781236944948