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Jepson Field Book volume 66 page 0 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 66 page 0
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F.B. = Jepson Field Book, volume and page as indicated.  _Pleasant old stories and tales of former times._ _ Francois Rabelais, Works, 1:217  ::::::::: The Brick Yard  Near the railroad bridge across the Ulatis on the south side of the creek a brick kiln was built in the days when I first started to the grammar school at Vacaville. It was the first time I had ever seen such a thing _ doubtless it was the first mass manufacturing I ever saw. A horse turned the winch which sent the soft  clayed mud out into wooden forms holding perhaps six bricks. A man picked up one of these and carried it out to a cleaned piece of earth, inverted the form and left the soft bricks to dry in the sun. After which they were piled up into a great kiln with great furnace holes at bottom to receive the used as a fuel, the whole
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