Red Shale Brick
What makes our red shale brick superior?
Watsontown Brick has been in the same family since 1908 when it began as a manufacturer of paving bricks for neighboring streets. The reputation of three generations is built on time-honored traditions adapted to 21st century technology. Craftsmanship, customer satisfaction and quality products remain the hallmarks of Watsontown Brick.
Positioned on the resource-rich ground of the original site, Watsontown Brick uses native red shale mined from our on-site quarry guaranteeing consistent quality and processing integrity. Added to this native shale are water drawn from deep wells, filtered and tested regularly, and the finest sand from across the country to create Watsontown Brick’s vibrant color.
The experience and resources of Watsontown Brick combine to create a superior red shale brick. Our state-of-the-art equipment and processing includes robotics, automation and high-temperature kilns that produce a high-quality red shale brick. Our experienced team of world-class brick craftsmen oversees the mixing, firing and quality control testing that makes this brick worthy of the Watsontown Brick name. This brick surpass the applicable ASTM specifications for low absorption, high density, and excellent strength.