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  1. All were built in Cleveland, Ohio at 55th and...

    All were built in Cleveland, Ohio at 55th and Carnegie
  2. Good job, thank you

    Good job, thank you
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    No you are not. The only division that is still...

    No you are not. The only division that is still around is the Gradall div. Management in New Phil.
    Ohio purchased the div and it is still in business.

    TPR
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    So sad the Observatory now looks like the W&S...

    So sad the Observatory now looks like the W&S plant. Guess all things end and go back to the earth.
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    All because of greed. Allied Signal purchased W&S...

    All because of greed. Allied Signal purchased W&S and tore us apart. The Gradall div. is still in business as their Mrg. purchased the div.

    I started in 1962 as a Reg. Apprentice and was still a...
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    believe this may have been built by w&s...

    believe this may have been built by w&s constuction div.
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    Check with:http:Gahrmachine.com

    Check with:http:Gahrmachine.com
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    The reason the company is no more was due to some...

    The reason the company is no more was due to some of the execs as they got greedy & put the company on the stock market. They made a lot of money but we were then purchased by Allied and they took...
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    Warner & Swasey lens inscriber

    Below is the Warner & Swasey lens inscriber. Picture was taken in 1964.

    http://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/asset.php?fid=47907&uid=97418&d=1319759943
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    I know they leased in the 60's not sure about the...

    I know they leased in the 60's not sure about the 50's.
    Leasing was a money maker for us.
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    Honeywell is my connection. 100 Hall Day road, PO...

    Honeywell is my connection. 100 Hall Day road, PO Box 1525, Lincolnshire,Il 60069-1525
    1-800-526-0744.
    I have been on the small pension for several years but had a hard time convincing them
    I...
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    I have been told that they are using e-mail to...

    I have been told that they are using e-mail to notified the ex employees.

    TPR
  13. This was after the great white horse purchased...

    This was after the great white horse purchased W&S, which turned into a BLACK/BAD horse ( BUYER). I can guarantee you that W&S was a first class company and took care of its customers.
    Tom Richardson
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    Warner & Swasey's Christmas tree 1964

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  15. Thank You

    Thank you for the book information.
    I did not know that this book existed.

    Tom R
  16. Warner & Swasey Company Telescope lens machine

    This is the Warner & Swasey Company Telescope lens machine.
    Photo taken in 1964.


    www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/members/tom-richardson/albums/warner-swasey-telescope-lens-machine
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  17. Still going

    Well, I spent four years at the plant as a apprentice and have also had my body cell count change at a nuke plant, but at 69+ I am still going strong and sometimes paly a mean game of golf.

    TPR
  18. 3 Million dollar grant for cleaning up The Warner & Swasey Co. plant

    The Plain Dealer – Business C1 – September 11, 2011



    Northeast Ohio

    “Cleveland awarded $3 million grant for cleanup”
  19. New life for warner & swasey complex ?

    Cleveland's abandoned Warner & Swasey complex could become a tech center
    By Michelle Jarboe, The Plain Dealer
    May 27, 2010, 5:34PM
    View full sizeCOURTESY OF THE GEIS COS. Hemingway Development...
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    Tommy Guns

    I was with Warner & Swasey from 1960 to 1984 as a regular apprentice then a Service/Sales Eng. and never heard that we mfg. guns of any type.
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    [QUOTE=TOM RICHARDSON;1265915]Warner & Swasey was...

    [QUOTE=TOM RICHARDSON;1265915]Warner & Swasey was purchased because we were too rich due to lease programs and quality equipment.



    Bendix won out in the stock option after Dominion out of...
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    Did you see the photos of the W&S plant. So sad....

    Did you see the photos of the W&S plant.
    So sad.
    Bendix tore the guts out of W&S, all for the moey.
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    We lost a good company

    Warner & Swasey was purchased because we were too rich due to lease programs and quality eqipment.

    Bendix won out in the stock option after Dominion out of canada came after us. Many W&S execs...
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    W&S Reg. Apprentice 1962-1964

    1960-1982.

    I remember Ken Hlatky as a Reg. Apprentice Supervisor with good memories and I also have good memories with The Warner & Swasey Co.

    I started in New Phil., Ohio plant after 6 months...
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    Tomrichardson

    Besides telling the new hires or apprentices to harden a babbit hammer; we were also told to go find a sky hook.
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