Seller: joe-in-texas (424) 100%, Location: Diboll, Texas, Ships to: US, Item: 132018839814 LONE STAR PRESS BRICK COMPANY In 1950 Ferris, Texas was known as the “Brick Capital” of the Nation. It started with the finding of mineral clay and in 1895, J. T. Hurst formed the Atlas Brick Company. The second plant was Ferris Press Brick Company incorporated April, 1901. The third plant was Globe Press Brick Company organized in 1905. The Lone Star Press Brick Company was in operation prior to 1915. In 1919, W. J. Green established the Green Press Brick Company. The Diamond Press Brick Company, Cole Press Brick Company, and the Kooken Press Brick Company were also formed. Before 1920 rolled around, Ferris was producing 350,000 bricks each day with a capacity to produce 500,000. Bricks were shipped via both rail and wagon. In 1923, six brick companies merged into the Ferris Brick Company. They were Ferris, Globe, Lone Star, Diamond, Cole and Kooken Press Brick Company. BRICK COLLECTORS - VINTAGE TEXAS BRICK FROM A BYGONE ERA Lone Star brick measures = 8-1/4" x 3-7/8" x 2-1/4" Nice Shape!!! Packed with Care and Shipped with Tracking! Look at pictures to see the item you will be getting. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL ME. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AND PLEASE CHECK OUT MY OTHER ITEMS. I WILL GLADLY COMBINE SHIPPING CHARGES.