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The rocks nearest the surface in Columbiana County consist of shale, limestone and sandstone, with intermingled layers of coal and commercially important clays. Because of this, kilns and potteries are the most distinctive industries in the county, and have been as far back as 1939. This brick is a reminder of the importance of clay for pottery, brick and sewer pipe to the county’s economy even today. | Columbiana

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Columbiana.jpg - The rocks nearest the surface in Columbiana County consist of shale, limestone and sandstone, with intermingled layers of coal and commercially important clays.  Because of this, kilns and potteries are the most distinctive industries in the county, and have been as far back as 1939.  This brick is a reminder of the importance of clay for pottery, brick and sewer pipe to the county’s economy even today.

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