Collection of images from Hoopes Brothers & Darlington Inc. of West Chester, Pennsylvania. The company started in West Chester in 1867 manufacturing wooden spokes for wheels. By the eighteen-eighties it was one of the largest wooden wheel makers in the country. It remained in business long after other wheel factories had closed, manufacturing wooden wheels until the 1970s.
Image: "Hoopes, Bro. & Darlington Postcard." Click to view