Gunite Foundries – 1941 aerial photo

Source:  Rockford Streamlined, by Rockford Chamber of Commerce, 1941, page 56

Test under photo: “Established 1854. Gunite Foundries.  Products: Casting of gray iron, Malleable iron Metal and steel.

Gunite Foundries Corp, D. P. Forbes, Pres and Mgr.; J A Forbes, V-Pres; F C Rutz V-Pres, N J Schmidt Sec-Treas, 302 Peoples Ave.       Source: Polk’s Rockford City Directory for 1941

Duncan P. Forbes (wife Mary V) pres Gunite homeowner 1419 National Ave.