Timken Roller Bearing Company

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What is Timken Roller Bearing Company?

The Timken Roller Bearing Company was one of the first to introduce roller bearings for railroad cars. Railroad cars owned and operated by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway were some of the first to use roller bearings rather than "oil waste journal" boxes. Henry Timken, a German immigrant, invented an improved bearing and founded the company in 1899. It was later renamed The Timken Company.

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The Timken Roller Bearing CompanyTimken Roller Bearing Axle Company

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