Brick and Clay Record Volume 61

Brick and Clay Record Volume 61

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...record figure for this section. Trenton and points in South Jersey show a corresponding advance for this period, while at the shore resorts, construction now in progress will continue well into the late fall. Philadelphia All construction figures for the month of August were broken during the 1922 period at Philadelphia, which rounded out a total of about $10,950,000, in operations of all kinds; this is $400,000 in advance of the July figures, which were the best for that month ever recorded at the local building bureau. From present indications, it is estimated that 1922 construction in the city for the entire twelve months will exceed $100,000,000. Philadelphia Prices Virtually all commodities entering into building construction in the Philadelphia section, are on the upturn, with the exception of common brick, where prices are static, according to reports gathered. Fancy grades of brick have risen in price slightly recently. Brick manufacturers say there is little likelihood of prices being reduced, plants generally being worked to capacity. Increased prices for coal, and in some cases wage increases, have had a tendency to make wholesale prices of brick firm. Prices are quoted, plant delivery, as follows: Salmon $13.50; hard $17 to $18; straight hard $19 to $20. Face brick for carload lot delivery at site of operation, are quoted: smooth, reds, butts, and grays, $32 to $50; Colonials $28 and $32; tapestries, reds buffs, and grays, $44 to $50; rough texture brick, other than tapestries $35 to $45; double faced brick, tapestry finish $58 to $60; enameled brick $115 to $140; paving brick $36; paving block $52; packing house brick $46 to $48; and hollow brick $26. Baltimore Construction work at Baltimore, Md., is progressing at an active...show more

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  • Paperback | 404 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 717g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236834100
  • 9781236834102