Coffeyville VB & T Co

I came across 150 Coffeyville VB & T Co. red pavers which look to be never used, but have been sitting around for a lot of years. Can you tell me approximately when they were made? Thanks.

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  1. Hi Kelly,

    According to Jim Graves , in his work Brick Manufacturers of the United States, Coffeyville V.B. & T. Co. was in business in the time period of 1894 - 1930.

    Thanks for visiting, Fred

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  2. I ran across a few of these down on the waterway in Galveston, TX. Kinda funny, since most everything else in Texas has Thurber bricks.

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  3. The front sidewalk of the Santa Fe Depot in Temple, Tx, has some, too.

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  4. You can see some of these in part of the parking lot behind El Arroyo on W 5th in Austin, Texas.

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  5. Found one in Livermore, Ca. very smooth.

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  6. I have one given to me from an older gentleman that said he got a truck load given to him by the construction workers who were removing them from Heights Blvd in Houston, Texas so they could replace it with concrete.

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    1. Any idea what year they were removed from Heights Blvd. I just bought 500 of them from an old house in Houston and they look like they had come from a road because there is asphalt on some of the bricks.

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  7. We have found one brick with "VB& T Co" on it on our farm in the Limpopo Province in South Africa. Were there such a company in SA?

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  8. I had one given to me today that was found in a dump in Southwest Missouri area. Very cool!

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  9. I have being a brick mason for forty years and I love the history of each brick. When I tell the homeowner the story of the brick in his house I always see a big smile of amazement and a new look towards his house,particulary in the Houston Heights ( a historical area in Houston Texas)

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  10. Max Coffey, I found six in a auction lot and saved them because of my name.

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  11. These bricks are incorporated into the entrance of the Chandor Garden in Weatherford Texas.

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  12. Restoring a Santa Fe Railroad Station.
    Would love to acquire those brinks if you still have them.

    t.lytle@gte.net

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  13. they were used in and around our underpass and the sidewalks of our Santa Fe train depot. We have recycled and use them in sidewalks around our tourist area

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