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Manufacturers Index - Parks Ball Bearing Machine Co.

Parks Ball Bearing Machine Co.
Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery

History
Last Modified: Jul 8 2019 7:59AM by Jeff_Joslin
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L. F. Parks began in 1887 to make woodworking machinery. By 1900 he was operating as Parks Ball Bearing Machine Co. In 1927 the name changed again to Parks Woodworking Machinery Co.; see that entry for more information.

Information Sources

  • The Parks Ball Bearing Machine Co. name was seen in the July 1900 issue of "Carpentry and Building" magazine.
  • The July 1926 issue of Building Age and National Builder lists pamphlets for woodworking machinery, including the following:
    • Parks Woodworking Machines. Catalog E. 42 pp. Illus.
    • Cabinet Shop Special. Bulletin. No. 7. 6 pp. Illus.
    • Contractors' Special Swing Cut-off Saw. Bulletin. 4 pp.
    • Planing Mill Special. Bulletin. C-85. 6 pp. Illus.
    The company address is given as 1540-46 Knowlton St., Cincinnati, O.