One Brick at a Time

Janet is right. Northern California suffers from a relative dearth of brick buildings. Why? Earthquakes. Brick buildings tend not to stand up to earthquakes too well. In the big 1906 quake, Santa Rosa suffered proportionally more damage than San Francisco. Practically every brick edifice in town collapsed. Nowadays, most of the brick walls around here are facades of buildings constructed with steel beams.

But bricks can definitely be found, which proved important for the monthly Challenge.

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3 response to "One Brick at a Time"

  1. By: gregblood Posted: May 5, 2019

    I agree, your brick friend is definitely more safety conscious than mine. As you will soon see in my next post, Brick is more interested in wearing a different kind of headgear.

    Someday I’d like to be memorialized in brick like all those other folks in one of your pictures. “Gregory S. Garceau–ROCK ON!”

  2. By: NancyG Posted: May 6, 2019

    Those sure are a lot of bricks!!! Nice ones too.

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