John Lauson Portable

Hopper-cooled Engine

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This photo was taken somewhere in Wisconsin, probably before 1920. It shows an 8 HP or larger Frost King hopper-cooled portable made by the John Lauson Manufacturing Co., New Holstein, Wisc. This one is of the type built after 1916, and it's belted to a Blizzard silo filler.

Contact engine enthusiast David Babcock at: 3491 E. Deckerville Rd., Cass City, MI 48726.