White Lily Washer Co., Davenport, Iowa

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3 HP White Lily engine

White Lily 3 HP engine by White Lily Washer Co.

Photo courtesy Ruick Rolland

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Manufacturer: White Lily Washer Co., Davenport, Iowa
Serial number:
3 HP @ 500 RPM
Bore and stroke:
4in x 4in
Spark plug, battery and buzz coil
Additional info:
Air-cooled. The fan blades are attached to the flywheel, which is surrounded by a screen guard to protect the user. The White Lily engine is a bit of a mystery. Identical-looking engines were produced by Schmidt Bros. Engine Works, also of Davenport, with Davenport Ice Chipping Machine Co. eventually listed as manufacturer of Schmidt engines.

Owner: Ruick Rolland, 322 Milford Rd., Downington, PA 19335

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