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New Bearing Firm Will Be Located Here

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March
Year
1950
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Morton Bearing Company's New Building - 815 Wildt Street, August 1953

Morton Bearing Company's New Building - 815 Wildt Street, August 1953 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 22, 1953
Caption
SITUATED IN NEW HOME: The new home of the Morton Bearing Co. at 815 Wildt St. contains 5,000 square-feet of operating space. It includes three offices, an assembly room and manufacturing quarters. The company makes ball and roller bearings. It also produces special bearings for use in tanks. The building, constructed by George Walterhouse, is owned by Julius F. Haarer, company treasurer. Other officers include Hudson T. Morton, president; H. B. Huehl, vice-president; Russell M. Sharp, secretary; and Joseph H. Buhr, assistant secretary-treasurer. The firm employs 22 people.

Arthur Bauer Operates A Turret Lathe At The Morton Bearing Company, December 1954

Arthur Bauer Operates A Turret Lathe At The Morton Bearing Company, December 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 1, 1955
Caption
KEY FABRICATING MACHINE: This turret lathe is typical of those used to fabricate bearings from the raw material - bars or tubes. Here, Morton Bearing Co. employe, Arthur Bauer machines the outer ring of a needle bearing.

Hudson T. Morton Examines Bearings Manufactured At The Morton Bearing Company, December 1954

Hudson T. Morton Examines Bearings Manufactured At The Morton Bearing Company, December 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 1, 1955
Caption
PRODUCTS ON DISPLAY: Spread out on this table are the varied types of bearings manufactured at the Morton Bearing Co. at 815 Wildt St. Hudson T. Morton, president and general manager, examines the exhibit. The types of bearings made by this firm include ball, cylindrical roller, needle roller and thrust bearings.

Clyde Hudson Grinds Bearings At The Morton Bearing Company, December 1954

Clyde Hudson Grinds Bearings At The Morton Bearing Company, December 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 1, 1955
Caption
FINISHING OPERATION: Grinding of bearings is one of the last operations prior to assembly. Here, Clyde Hudson grinds the races of a thrust bearing washer.

Henry Heinzman Operates A Press Machine At The Morton Bearing Company, December 1954

Henry Heinzman Operates A Press Machine At The Morton Bearing Company, December 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 1, 1955
Caption
ONE ASSEMBLY PHASE: These balls are fastened in their retainers by this press machine. This one is being operated by Henry Heinzman.