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Company: Witte Engine Works, Kansas City, Mo.

Year: 1925

Horsepower: 2

RPM: 600

Bore: 3-3/4-inch

Stroke: 5-inch

Flywheel diameter: 16 inches

Flywheel width: 1-3/4 inches

Governing: Throttle

Ignition: WICO EK spark plug

Owner:
Ben Hilton
2579 Blackburn Bridge Road
Maiden, NC 28650

Witte

Kansas City, Mo.

Company: Witte Engine Works, Kansas City, Mo.

Year: 1922

Horsepower: 2

Bore: 3-3/4-inch

Stroke: 5-inch

Owner:
Robert Peacock
4658 Diablo Drive
Cottonwood, AZ 86326

Company: Witte Engine Works, Kansas City, Mo.

Model: Experimental

Year: 1932

Horsepower: 1-1/2

Serial number: 92744X Special

Bore: 3-1/4-inch

Stroke: 4-1/2-inch

Flywheel diameter: 14-1/2 inches

Flywheel width: 1-5/8 inches

Governing: Throttle

Ignition: WICO model FGB

Unique features: The second of two experimental engines built with larger Timken roller bearings, as the 2 HP J&K engines have. Very similar to the Model U; originally sold to M.H. Mott, of McGraw, N.Y., Nov. 28, 1932.

Owner:
Jim Beauchamp
E8925 Reo Ave.
Westby, WI 54667

Company: Witte Engine Works, Kansas City, Mo.

Year: Late 1930s

Horsepower: 1-1/2

Bore: 3-1/4-inch

Stroke: 4-inch

Weight: 185 pounds

Flywheel diameter: 14-1/4 inches

Flywheel width: 1-5/8 inches

Owner:
Ed Woodley
710 N. McKenzie
Luverne, MN 56156

Wolverine

Jackson, Mich.

Company: Field-Brundage Co., Jackson, Mich.

Model: Wolverine

Year: 1912-1916

Horsepower: 3

RPM: 450

Bore: 4-1/2-inch

Stroke: 7-1/2-inch

Weight: 900 pounds (shipping)

Flywheel diameter: 24 inches

Flywheel width: 2-1/2 inches

Governing: Hit-and-miss

Ignition: Webster Tri-Polar magneto and igniter

Unique features: The paint is not original. This was an attempt to get my son, who is a Michigan Wolverine fan, interested in the engine hobby.

Owner:
Robert Jensen
209 Scott St.
Audubon, IA
50025
(515) 490-8648
rjensen@fccoop.com

Company: Witte Engine Works, Kansas City, Mo.

Model: B

Year: 1950

Horsepower: 10

Serial number: 40548

Bore: 5-inch

Stroke: 6-inch

Flywheel width: 1-5/8 inches

Unique features: Oil field engine from Kansas oil fields.

Owner:
Dick Christiansen
P.O. Box 669
Newell, IA 50568

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