(The following was written by Lewis Garrison, and is reprinted from 1927’s “Grove City – The Town with a Future”, available at the Grove City Welcome Center and Museum. Any opinions made in the article are from the author.)
Town with a Future – Hensel Brothers
The above-named partnership is composed of Edward and Otto Hensel, engaged in trucking, milk hauling and ice business. They commenced operations on August 1st three years ago. Their place of business is at the center of Broadway and Grove City Pike. At the corner of the street intersection there is now being erected a modern filling station for the sale of the high-grade products of the Capital City Oil Company, in which company they are stockholders. General truck hauling is done, besides they collect milk for five different milk companies and two creameries in Columbus and traverse a radius of 15 miles in this industry. They also handle ice in this section for the City Ice & Fuel Company. Coupled with the business is a battery service, and in this department three well-known makes of batteries are handled, including the Willard, Cole and Exide.