Ladrilleros de Jalisco, Mexico

   Brick making and firing Jalisco, Mexico                                       

La Rosa, Jalisco , Mexico

Clay pit........

Mixing Clay

Clay with higher natural sand content from hill

Making bricks  with clay sometimes mixed with sawdust

Making bricks  in wooden mold  ( 4 at a time)

Drying bricks (background)

Drying bricks
Kiln being fired in background

Loading kiln

Loading kiln

Loading kiln

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(Charley Farrero and Bonnie Gilmour
works to be  fired in foreground)

Kiln fired with dry coconuts


Coconuts ashes after firing

Fired bricks

  Brick production of La Rosa: Family business: David  and Maria, their children Maria Concepcion and David junior