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Falk Logo

Date: April 10 1991
Description: Falk logo that reads, "Gearing for Tomorrow / Falk".

Clutch With Spacer

Date: May 06 1980
Description: 48 inch clutch with spacer in the test lab at Falk.


Date: May 23 1983
Description: Eugene Glover, a Falk employee, attends to several castings. Falk caption reads, "To be used in the new (1985) Foundry Capabilities Brochure."

Test of a Prototype

Date: November 08 1961
Description: A prototype being tested in the research test lab of the Falk Corporation. Original Falk caption reads, "Temperature lube test, 8RT3 Prototype. Set up of l...

Heat Treating Shop

Date: September 04 1956
Description: A view looking west of several workers in the Heat Treating Department of the Falk Corporation.

Aerial View of Falk

Date: January 1973
Description: Aerial view of the Falk Corporation. Falk caption reads, "Black and white negatives, furnished to advertising department by J. Blank. See similar color pic...

Aerial View of the Falk Corporation

Date: August 1975
Description: Original Falk description reads, "Latest aerial views of the main plant taken by Robert McCoy."

Special Speed Increasers

Date: July 16 1968
Description: Two speed increasers that were purchased and used by The Boeing Corporation/Vertol Division. Falk caption reads, "Test stand drives for helicopter componen...

Tugboat on Water

Date: August 30 1972
Description: This unit was purchased by Electro-Motive. Original Falk caption reads, "Photo compliments of Electro-Motive for possible use in bulletin 430. Photo is cop...

Tire Curing Press

Date: March 11 1968
Description: Tire curing press that was later purchased by McNeil Akron Corporation. Falk caption reads, "14-90T, 10 P Spur, 7 inch face. Crank gears have two unique fe...

Inspecting Machinery

Date: March 01 1971
Description: Male employee, B. Schinto, inspecting according to original Falk caption, "a YQA element for use in bulletin 171-110."

Kiln Pinion

Date: October 25 1972
Description: Kiln pinion that was purchased by F.L. Smidth. Original Falk caption reads, "Grinding wheel touched shaft."

Cross Rail

Date: December 02 1963
Description: An employee stands near a cross rail that was later purchased by Onnsud Machine Works and used by Avco Corporation for cargo planes. Falk caption reads,"Ma...

Victory Ship Gears

Description: Workman working on the main reduction gears for a Victory Ship at the Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Bridge Drives

Date: April 23 1965
Description: Bridge drives that the City of Milwaukee purchased and used. Falk caption reads,"Unit drives the opening of Broadway Street. Unit opens each half of the br...

Mixer Drive

Date: March 03 1978
Description: Art Hirt, a Falk employee, inspects a large mixer drive. This unit was purchased by the Mixing Equipment Company. Original Falk caption reads, "Picture tak...

Pipe Cap

Date: July 31 1978
Description: Theodore A. Lutzen, a Falk employee, guides a pipe cap as it is being lowered. This unit was purchased by Vulcan Iron Works. Original Falk caption reads, "...

Centrifugal Compressor

Date: January 17 1978
Description: William Kozlowski, a Falk employee, inspects a centrifugal compressor. This particular unit was purchased and used by the Cities Service Oil Company.

Speed Reducer for a Ball Mill

Date: September 14 1971
Description: View of a speed reducer that was purchased by the Kennedy Van Saun Corporation and used by Gresic Cement in Indonesia. Falk caption reads, "Design HP-3150,...

Dredge Pump Drive

Date: January 05 1968
Description: A 27.000 x 24 vertical dredge pump drive is pictured that was later purchased by Ellicott Machine Corporation. Falk caption reads, "27.000 x 24 vertical dr...

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