3 HP John Lauson

Kevin A. Behnke

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Lewis W. Peebles, 315 Stratford Road, Akron, Ohio 44313 sent this photo of a Lauson restored by Jim Jonas and owned by his uncle Frank Jonas. When Peebles was a boy, his father owned two of these tractors, but they were destroyed during World War II.

Kevin A. Behnke, 3325 N. 65th St., Wauseon, WI 54401 writes, 'Here are photos of my latest restoration, a 3 HP John Lauson, Frost King series, serial #25256. I believe the engine was made in the late nineteen-teens. The engine is painted Centari 1317 A green with two teaspoons of white 700A tint per quart; truck is Dulux 5485DW red.'