A chronicle of permanent and ephemeral signs in Hartford, Connecticut.
Thursday, July 30, 2009
Stanley P. Rockwell Co.
The Stanley P. Rockwell Company on Homestead Avenue. Stanley P. Rockwell, a metallurgist, invented the "Rockwell Number" method used by knifemakers to grade the hardness of the steel in their blades.
The American Steel Manufacturing Company, also on Homestead Avenue closed its doors this year.
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