O Canada!

Gas engine ads from our neighbors to the north

'Clockwise from right: A 1904 ad from the McLachlan Gasoline Engine Co. Ltd. of Toronto, Ontario. The engine was touted as a threshing engine, 20 HP, weighing 3,200 pounds; a 1912 ad for the Canadian engine from Canadian-American Gas & Gasoline Engine Co. Ltd. of Dunnville, Ontario, then a 2-year-old company. The engines were sold through Frost & Wood Co. Ltd., of Smith’s Falls, Ontario; a 1916 ad for a Chapman engine from Ontario Wind Engine & Pump Co. Ltd. The company claimed their cam box feature saved repair cost; and a 1913 ad from McKeough & Trotter Ltd. in Chatham, Ontario. '