Built by the Nelson Bros., this 8 HP Monarch Features a most Unusual Crankshaft Configuration
The engine as Jim Brown bought it from his buddy, Bud Morrell. When this photo was taken, a galvanized steel gas tank was being used. Bud had a brass/copper gas tank made (seen at right), which was included in the deal.
Jim Brown and his wife, Jane, at the 2005 Great Oregon Steam-Up at Antique Powerland in Brooks.
The engine in its present condition. A Wico EK magneto provides juice to the ignition system.