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.

Piersen Clutch
Drive side of the Piersen, showing clutch and throttle controls, fuel pump and fuel lines. Visible at the base of the engine is the oil reserve sight bottle. The multi-plate clutch uses 14 plates.
Photo courtesy Bill Sterrett