Walker Radiator Works in Memphis closes after 89 years

Updated: May. 21, 2021 at 10:52 PM CDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A longtime Memphis business is shutting down.

Walker Radiator Works on Marshall Avenue, next to Sun Studios, is closing up shop after 89 years.

The shop has stayed in the Walker family since the beginning, manufacturing parts for hot rods. The family said they were ready for retirement, but the pandemic also pushed them to close.

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