Gurney Ball Bearing Engineering Bulletin A-2, "Gurney Bearing Application to Worm Drive," 1915

Summary

Frederic W. Gurney established the Gurney Ball Bearing Company in Jamestown, New York, in 1902. The company designed and manufactured innovative bearings for use in automobiles, aircraft engines, machine tools and other applications. Frederic Gurney's son, John Gurney, became a Metropolitan Opera star. His grandson, Dan Gurney, became a successful race car driver, designer, builder and team owner.

Frederic W. Gurney established the Gurney Ball Bearing Company in Jamestown, New York, in 1902. The company designed and manufactured innovative bearings for use in automobiles, aircraft engines, machine tools and other applications. Frederic Gurney's son, John Gurney, became a Metropolitan Opera star. His grandson, Dan Gurney, became a successful race car driver, designer, builder and team owner.

Artifact

Bulletin

Date Made

1915

Subject Date

1915

Collection Title

Trade Catalog Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

92.150.9692

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Family of Henry Austin Clark, Jr.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10.813 in

Width: 8.25 in

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