Circa 1916 C. Benninghofen & Sons Engine

From A to Z: Circa 1916 2 HP C. Benninghofen engine manufactured by C. Benninghofen & Sons, Hamilton, Ohio

Benninghofen

The cylinder head is submersed in a cooling water reservoir. The rod bearing is lubricated by oil in the sump of the enclosed crankcase.

Photo Courtesy Dave Clark

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Company: C. Benninghofen & Sons, Hamilton, Ohio
Year: Circa 1916
Horsepower: 2
Bore: 4-inch
Stroke: 5-inch
Flywheel diameter: 24 inches
Flywheel width: 1-3/4-inch
Governing: Throttle
Ignition: Battery, coil, spark plug
Additional info: The cylinder head is submersed in a cooling water reservoir. The rod bearing is lubricated by oil in the sump of the enclosed crankcase. The muffler, gas tank and mixer are not original. There are 41 inches of 1-inch pipe between the mixer and the intake valve port.

Owner: Dave Clark
14936 Malberg Road
Elk Creek, MO 65464
dsksclark@hotmail.com 

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