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The Iron Man Museum, also known as the Hendy Iron Works Museum, is located within the Northrop Grumman Corporation Marine Systems Plant in Sunnyvale, California on Hendy Avenue.
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In 1856 he started the Hendy Machine Works as a sole proprietorship in San Francisco which went on to fabricate a large variety of iron and steel products and became the second largest iron and steel fabrication shop in that city during the last half of the 1800's.
Declared a National Landmark in 1978, The Northrop Grumman Corporation, Marine Systems facility in Sunnyvale, California now occupies the historic site of the Joshua Hendy Iron Works, carrying on a tradition of manufacturing unsurpassed in its large-scale and duration by any other West Coast firm.
The following articles are available from the Hendy Iron Works Museum for a tax deductible contribution. View our entire collection.