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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co.

ca 1893 - ca 1935

 
 
Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co. Marker
Inscription.
Jamestown Shale Paving Brick Co.
ca 1893 - ca 1935
Shale, quarried here, was sent by conveyor across the river where up to fifteen million bricks per year were produced for markets that included Jamestown's red brick streets. Deterioration of the kilns led to the demise of the company.
 
Erected 2009 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Location. 42° 6.264′ N, 79° 13.237′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Allen Street 0.2 miles north of Barrows Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 850 Allen Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Sash Factory (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Pail Factory (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Methodist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Crescent Tool Company (approx. one mile away); Jamestown Oak (approx. one mile away); First Congregational Church (approx. one mile away); Robert H. Jackson (approx. one mile away); Site of the Foote Home (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
 
Southward on Allen Street image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. Southward on Allen Street
Chadakoin River is down to the right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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