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Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co.

 
 
Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co. Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Gurney Ball
Bearing Co.
Founded 1903 by
Frederick W. Gurney
Developed radial thrust
and pre-loaded ball bearings
and machines to produce
ball bearings.
Merged 1924 with a division
of Marlin-Rockwell
Corporation.

 
Erected 2008 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Location. 42° 5.801′ N, 79° 14.551′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Cherry Street 0.1 miles north of West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 314 Cherry Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Gokey Fire" (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert H. Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); "Keyes' Carpenter Shop" (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Keyes' Carpenter Shop (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stage Stop (about 300 feet away); The First Newspaper (about 400 feet away); Great Fire of 1861 (about 400 feet away); Here the First School House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co. & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co. & Marker
Marker is fixed to the front of the building to the left of the closer door.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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