Horace G. Poss and Co. inc. - International Iron
National Register listed : None
Location: 1085 Howell Mill Road
Original Builders: N/A
Period of Significance : N/A
Significant Dates : N/A
Boundary Justification: N/A
Description of Architectural Classification : utilitarian industrial
Classical Materials: N/A
Historic Functions: INDUSTRY:metal work
Current Functions: INDUSTRY:metal work
Developmental history/historic context : No significant research has been done on this building. This building can be seen on the 1932 Sanborn Insurance Map as a welding establishment. The Poss family is reputed to have done metal work in the building for 3 generations. In 1996 when this photograph was taken the lettering on the front of this building said :
Horace G. Poss and Co. inc.
TANKS - STEEL FABRICATORS - WELDING
The picture above was taken when Mike Barker of Dimensional Arts, since moved to Spring Street, had a working metal art gallery here. The intensely worked sculptures (in front of the building in the photo) are by an artist from Kentucky.
Description of present and historic physical appearance: Angelo Viale of Iron-Works International is the present owner and has paved, fenced, repainted, relettered and added an addition to the building on its' north side.
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