The Superior Piersen: Gas Engines and Telegraph Equipment

The Piersen Manufacturing Company of Topeka, Kan., never quite succeeded, although they produced exceptional gas engines and telegraph equipment.

Wico Magneto
Bill Sterrett’s 5 HP, 1920 Piersen, serial number A775. Unique flywheel/radiator clearly visible, as is Wico magneto, fuel pump at left center, and valve cover indicating the engine’s overhead valve design.
Photo courtesy Bill Sterrett