1920s Bates & Edmonds 2-1/2 HP

From A to Z: 1920s 2-1/2 HP Bates & Edmonds engine manufactured by Bates & Edmonds Motor Co., Lansing, Mich.

Bates and Edmonds engine

The Bates & Edmonds Co. also produced engines under several other names, Fairbanks being one of the most popular.

Photo Courtesy Rodney Bates

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Company: Bates & Edmonds Motor Co., Lansing, Mich.
Year: 1920s
Horsepower: 2-1/2
Serial number: B37243
Bore: 4-1/2-inch
Stroke: 5-inch
Flywheel diameter: 20 inches
Governing: Flywheel lock and latch, hit-and-miss
Ignition: Igniter, battery and coil
Additional info: The Bates & Edmonds Co. also produced engines under several other names, Fairbanks being one of the most popular. 

Owner: Rodney Bates
311 S. Hudson Ave.
Oakley, KS 67748
rcbates@st-tel.net 

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