Detroit Engine Works  Detroit, Michigan.
 
Detroit Gear Co. & Detroit Standard Gear Co.

   



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Detroit Gear Company

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Owner:  Carl Davis from Oronogo, Missouri.



Source:  Motor Boating magazine April 1913, page 10.

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Owner: Richard Alcock from Roscoe Illinois.

 

Detroit Standard Gear Company

Formed in 1912

Articles of Association have been formed by the following:

Detroit Standard Gear Co.  Capital stock, $50,000; $2,000 paid in cash; $100 per share; term, 30 years; dated, Sept. 7, 1912.  Stockholders:  D. M. Ireland, 250 shares; M. E. Smith, 20 shares; L. E. Straw, 10 shares.

Source:

The Detroiter, Vol. 2, No. 14, October 1912.  p. 36. 
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Employed 36 men and 1 woman.  Factory inspected 9 September.  Goods manufactured:  Gears.  Year established: 1913.

Source:

Michigan.  Department of Labor.  Thirty-First Annual Report of the Department of Labor of the State of Michigan.  (Lansing, MI:  Department of Labor, 1914.)  p. 187.
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Employed 20 men, 1 woman in 1916.  Factory inspected 10 June.  Goods manufactured:  Gears.  Year established: 1911.

Source:

Michigan.  Department of Labor.  Thirty-Third Annual Report of the Department of Labor of the State of Michigan.  (Lansing, MI:  Department of Labor, 1916.)  p. 308.
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Employed 27 men, no women, in 1917.  Factory inspected 28 March.  Goods manufactured:  machine repairing.  Year Established: 1912.

Source:

Michigan.  Department of Labor.  Thirty-Fourth Annual Report of the Department of Labor of the State of Michigan.  (Lansing, MI:  Department of Labor, 1917.)  p. 265.
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Was located at 742 Woodbridge Street, East Detroit, Michigan

Source:

Lloyd’s Register of American Yachts, 1917.  p. 485.
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H. L. Warner, formerly of Muncie, Indiana, has affiliated himself with Detroit Standard Gear Company, Detroit, Mich., which is now prepared to furnish makers of automobiles, motor truck and cyclecars with a complete line of sliding gear and planetary transmissions, differential gears, bevel gears, etc.

Source:

Iron Age, Vol. 92, December 4, 1913.  p. 1315.

Detroit Standard Gear Co. information donated by

Scott M. Peters, Collections Historian Michigan Historical Museum.
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