Warner Gear Logo

Warner Gear Logo

Warner Gear, a significant chapter in Muncie, Indiana's industrial history, started its journey in the early 20th century as a key player in the burgeoning automotive industry. Founded by Tom Warner, it initially made a mark by producing automobile gears, which became a crucial component in the evolution of the automotive sector. 

The company gained prominence with its innovative "T-10" four-speed manual transmission, a landmark invention that was widely used in many high-performance cars during the 1950s and 1960s, including the Chevrolet Corvette. 

Warner Gear's impact was not limited to advancements in automotive technology; it also played a vital role in Muncie's economic growth, providing employment and contributing to the community's industrial development. Over the years, Warner Gear underwent various changes, eventually becoming part of BorgWarner, a testament to its enduring legacy in the automotive industry.

Warner gear gallery (photos from lost muncie)

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