What products did Staten Island's Kreischer Brickworks produce?
- Firebricks are heat-tolerant refractory bricks used to line the inside of most fireboxes. They protect the exterior of fire-burning stoves and retain heat to be released as the fire wanes. Replacing broken or missing firebricks ensures the safe
- During its years of operation, from 1854 to 1906, the New York Firebrick and Staten Island Clay Retort Works factory produced firebricks, roofing tiles, ornamental moldings, and garden urns. During the height of its operation in the mid-1890s, the
- 15 PEOPLE DON'T HAVE A HOME TONIGHT AFTER A FIRE BRICK THROUGH A AND APARTMENT GARAGE, DAMAGING SEVERAL -- RIPPED THROUGH AN APARTMENT GARAGE, DAMAGING SEVERAL CARS. TAMMY MUTASA IS LIVE WITH THE