Bricks

•  Brand :  Hy-tex
•  RL Frog :  
•  Type :  
•  Maker :  HYDRAULIC PRESS BRICK C
•  City, State :  ST. LOUIS, MO
•  Graves book :  T107

It is difficult to say which was the first , The Hydraulic-Press Brick Co. or the hydraulic-press. It is the old case of the hen and the egg. Did the hydraulic-press produce the enterprise or are we to consider that the Hydraulic-Press Brick Co. was in posse in the mind and life of E. C. Ster!ing and T. W. Sterling, who purchased the first press, and with it manufactured their way to the eminence they now have attained? http://www.webster.edu/~corbetre/dogtown/history/hydraulic-main.html

Here is one of their advertisments. http://www.stlbrickfilm.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/hy-tex.jpg

HYDRAULIC PRESS BRICK CO History:

http://www.hpbhaydite.com/history/overview.html

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