This 1918 1-1/4 HP Monitor engine and Edson Mfg. Co. mud pump make quite an effective team, pumping a gallon of water each minute. George Arney built this pumping outfit from different sources, inspired by a Baker Mfg. Co. catalog showing a similar config
The Edson pump as it looked after George bought it at auction during a trip to a Fort Scott, Kan., gas engine show.
A closer look at the Edson mud pump reveals workmanship reminiscent of the pump's condition when it left the factory.
The 1918 Monitor engine wasn't in good shape. Problems with the cylinder, flywheel and exhaust detent arm plagued the restoration.
The Baker Mfg. Co. 51E catalog that inspired George to build his mud pump setup.