Skating outside the box, Plimpton got on a roll

Perry, David
July 2001
Furniture/Today;7/2/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 42, p27
Trade Publication
Profiles James Leonard Plimpton, a furniture retailer in the 1860s who turned his furniture store into a roller skating rink. Plimpton's invention of a four-wheeled skate that was capable of turning; Improvement of financial health.


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