35 hit-and-miss engines in motion add to the holiday cheer for Texas collectors
Ronnie Kleypas of Westphalia, TX, kneels with the pride and joy of his gas engine collection, a 2 HP Baker "Ball Hopper" Monitor short neck. Ronnie and Larry brothers of Marlin, TX, organized a "Christmas Crank-Up" at Ronnie's home with 25 area collectors displaying 35 engines.
Larry Brothers of Marlin, TX, stands with his 1-1/2-3 HP Ellis two-cycle. Larry co-hosted the event with Ronnie.
Butch Andreski of Bremond, TX, brought his 1900 4 HP Ohio sideshaft (front), 1909 3 HP International Famous upright (behind the Ohio) and 1916 7 HP Baker Monitor (left).
The nameplate of Butch Andreski's 1900 4 HP Ohio sideshaft.
15 HP Reid owned by Jim Whaley.
Ronnie Kleypas' 1907 1 HP IHC Tom Thumb in a 1913 Model T Ford Pickup.
1 HP Fairbanks-Morse Jack Jr., 1913 4 HP Fairbanks-Morse Type H Jack of all Trades and 10 HP Fairbanks-Morse tank-cooled, owned by Ronnie Kleypas.