A Family that Goes to Gas Engine Shows Together, Stays Together
This 1917 7 HP Fuller & Johnson Model N was a beautiful sight to see run. As Larry Holderman told me, “It was probably used on a line shaft or perhaps powered a buzz saw.” They even have the original crank guard on the engine, as well as t
Another 1917 Fuller & Johnson engine, a 1-1/2 HP model. An optional low-tension magneto was available for this, the baby brother to the 7 HP Model N. Both F&J engines are equipped with battery ignition.
The Holdermans’ stunning Associated engine is a 1-1/2 HP Chore Boy. The details are painstakingly done, right down to the original gas tank, which is surprising, as most are rusted away or missing. Reproduction tanks are available, but the Holderman
The bright green 1917 Mogul 1 HP engine was totally complete when found and is now beautifully restored to its original condition. Even the original muffler was put to use. As Larry told me, “This engine would run on just about any type of fuel avai
This beautiful 1925 ARCO 2 HP engine was made for the Hardie Pump Co. for orchard sprayers. It still has the original cover over the crankshaft. This was for clearance purposes during its probable use in orchard work. It uses a Wico PR-type magneto, as us