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Hudson River Brick Makers

  • Aired: 01/27/2014
  • 28:26
  • Expires: 03/01/2016
  • Rating: NR
A look at when the Hudson River Valley was the largest brick making center in the world in the late 19th & early 20th centuries, employing thousands in towns up and down the Hudson. Weaving together historic photos, film footage and interviews, Hudson River Brick Makers tracks the rise and fall of brick making from the days of Dutch settlement to 2002, when the last Hudson River brick yard closed.
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