Photos of the Medora Brick Plant


Medora, Indiana
Indiana 425 southwest of Medora in Jackson County


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The Medora, Indiana railroad station before 1908
 

 

 

 A lot of brick from the Medora Brick Plant rolled by the Medora Depot - looking west

No date on this photo known, but if you have information on this photo, please email.

 photo credit - the Jackson County, Indiana, Digital History Archive Project

(said to be ) Medora Brick Plant area after a flood.  Date?
bridge?? if you have a thought about this photo please email us
more than one local person has said that this seems NOT to be Medora Brick plant. What do you think?

photo credit - the Jackson County, Indiana, Digital History Archive Project
 

 


a campus building at University of Kentucky - Medora Brick?

 

Purdue Univ. Memorial Union - Medora Brick?

 

Grawemeyer Hall - Univ. of Louisville - Medora Brick?

 


Brownstown Brickyard - called the Jackson Brick & Holloware Co. started in ? (prior to 1922) and produced mostly drain tile (see stacked in the foreground left and right). 

Owner of the Jackson (Brownstown) plant Joseph M. Robertson bought the Medora Brick Plant in 1922/23 at auction.  The office for the Brownstown and Medora plants was located in house at the entrance of the Brownstown plant. (That the Heller's owned?).     When the tile market swung to PVC (plastic) pipe the Brownstown plant closed.(1970's) where today the house and a garage type building still stand along with a couple of kilns (no smoke stacks) buried in the underbrush. 
 photo credit - the Jackson County, Indiana, Digital History Archive Project

* Note the Medora Brick Plant site is currently owned
by a private owner and IS NOT open to the public in any way.


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