A Gas Engine Magazine Cover Girl Returns After 26 Years
After leaving the factory in Wisconsin, this 20 HP Fuller & Johnson was shipped to Oregon, then to Washington state, up to Alaska, back to Oregon, and, finally, back to its home state in Wisconsin.
The Fuller & Johnson catching some rays at the August 2004 Badger Steam and Gas Engine Club Show in Baraboo, Wis.
The nametag of the 20 HP engine, with dealer’s tag from Pacific Hardware & Steel Co., its original point of sale.
Twenty-six years ago, Verne Kindschi’s 20 HP Fuller & Johnson graced the cover of the September/October issue of GEM. Note the half-scale F&J 3 HP Model N in the foreground.
A close-up view of the governor and magneto of the sideshaft Double Efficiency.
Verne (left) with the Double Efficiency’s previous owner and good friend, the late Tom Graves, in August 1974, at the Baraboo, Wis., show. Verne had recently painted the engine and placed it on the trucks.