Continental Clay Brick Plant

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Continental Clay Brick Plant
Continental Clay Brick Plant WV 1.jpg
Continental Clay Brick Plant is located in West Virginia
Continental Clay Brick Plant
Continental Clay Brick Plant is located in the US
Continental Clay Brick Plant
Location Martinsburg, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°25′59″N 77°57′31″W / 39.43306°N 77.95861°W / 39.43306; -77.95861Coordinates: 39°25′59″N 77°57′31″W / 39.43306°N 77.95861°W / 39.43306; -77.95861
Built 1917
MPS Berkeley County MRA
NRHP Reference # 80004439[1]
Added to NRHP December 10, 1980

The Continental Clay Brick Plant in Martinsburg, West Virginia includes a number of beehive brick kilns. Originally a coal-fired brickworks, it was later converted to natural gas. The kilns are now largely disused, except for a few used to dry sand.[2]

Interior of kiln

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Don C. Wood (December 10, 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Continental Clay Brick Plant" (pdf). National Park Service. 

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