1910 Monitor Engine

Engines A to Z: Monitor engine manufactured by Baker Mfg. Co., Evansville, Wisconsin

Monitor engine

According to C.H. Wendel’s American Gasoline Engines Since 1872, Monitor engines were first built in about 1905. The vertical Monitor engines included distinctive features, like the ball-shaped water hopper and cast iron fuel tank attached to the cylinder.

Photo Courtesy Clarence Lammers

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Company: Baker Mfg. Co., Evansville, Wis.
Year: Circa 1910
Horsepower: 2
Serial number: 4037
Bore: 4-inch
Stroke: 6-inch
Flywheel diameter: 24 inches
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Additional info: According to C.H. Wendel’s American Gasoline Engines Since 1872, Monitor engines were first built in about 1905. The vertical Monitor engines included distinctive features, like the ball-shaped water hopper and cast iron fuel tank attached to the cylinder.

Owner:
Clarence Lammers
40 Normandy Dr.
Lake Saint Louis, MO 62267
(636) 578-1757

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