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Henry Berube

In this interview, Henry Berube of Auburn, Maine shares his experiences in the brick-making and brick-laying industries. He elaborates on the brickyard, machinery, coworkers, and the process by which he made bricks from clay, as well as striking. He touches on the kilns and how to assess a quality brick as well. Berube then goes on to share his experiences in building kilns, and working according to the daylight. He also shares some of the physical stressors that come with brick work.