Portrait of Henry Timken, ca. 1900

Portrait of Henry Timken, ca. 1900

Fighting Friction: Henry Timken and the Tapered Roller Bearing



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  • Blodgett, Patricia Timken. The Timken Family in Germany. . Cornwall, PA: P.T. Blodgett, 1993.
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  • Morton, Hudson T. The Anti-Friction Bearing Industry. . Cambridge, MA: Bellman Pub. Co., 1957.
  • . A Man of Ideas. The Story of Henry Timken, Carriage Builder and Founder of a World-Wide Enterprise. Carriage Journal. 17 (Spring 1980): 185-186.
  • . Henry Timken. The Hub. 37.8 (Nov. 1895): 1.

Archival Collections

  • Timken Company ArchivesCanton, OH