Something of a look at the hassles of shipping brick by train from: RATES ON BRICK CASE NO. 7596* (39 I. C. C, 118-125) DUFFNEY BRICK CO. ET AL. VS. BOSTON & MAINE RAILROAD. Submitted Sept. 20, 1915. Opinion No. 3600. Increased local rates on brick from Mechanicville and Lansingburgh, N. Y., and from Gonic, N. H., to Boston, Mass., and adjacent territory found Justified. … More Duffney Brick Co. et al Vs. Boston & Maine Railroad
From Brick, Vol. XXII, No. 1, Jan., 1900: The Ferris Paving Brick Co., of Mechanicville, N.Y. has been incorporated with a capital of $100,000 to manufacture paving brick, pressed front brick, hollow brick, tile and other clay and shale products. Directors are J. C. Duncan, F. H. Ferris, W. L. Howland, H. O. Bailey and … More Ferris Paving Brick Company, Mechanicville, N.Y.