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Why Lincoln Bricks Were Better

 
 
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Photographed By Joel Seewald, August 7, 2018
1. Why Lincoln Bricks Were Better Marker
Inscription.  
This building, known as the New Boiler room, was attached to a unit known as the gas producers. This gas was produced from coal. Producer gas was different from illuminating gases because no by-products such as smoke or coal tar were released. The brick company also claimed that by using a more effective control of heat a superior brick was produced. (Marker Number 6.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 46.162′ N, 84° 45.893′ W. Marker is near Grand Ledge, Michigan, in Eaton County. Marker is on unnamed park road, 0.2 miles west of Tallman Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is in Lincoln Brick Park, about 2 miles from downtown Grand Ledge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13991 Tallman Road, Grand Ledge MI 48837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Through Fire, Depression and War - The Legend Lives On (a few steps from this marker); The Old Boiler Room and Sand House (a few steps from this marker); Bring Bricks Back to Nature (a few steps from this marker); Where You are Standing Wasn't Always Woods
Why Lincoln Bricks Were Better Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel Seewald, August 7, 2018
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); What's Buried Down Below? (about 600 feet away); Quarrying and Carrying (about 800 feet away); Fitzgerald Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Grand Ledge Chair Company (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Ledge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.

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Aug. 15, 2022