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What Was Mounted to This Empire Engine's Studs?

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I’m new to collecting. I have purchased a 1 hp Empire engine, serial number 52576. It has studs on the back side of the water hopper. I have looked at other Empire and Alamo engines [Alamo made engines for Empire – Ed.] and have yet to see another one with theses studs. Do any GEM readers know what was mounted to these studs?

Don Quistorff/via email
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