1910 Monitor Engine

Engines A to Z: Monitor engine manufactured by Baker Mfg. Co., Evansville, Wisconsin

| October/November 2013

  • Monitor engine
    According to C.H. Wendel’s American Gasoline Engines Since 1872, Monitor engines were first built in about 1905. The vertical Monitor engines included distinctive features, like the ball-shaped water hopper and cast iron fuel tank attached to the cylinder.
    Photo Courtesy Clarence Lammers

  • Monitor engine

Company: Baker Mfg. Co., Evansville, Wis.
Year: Circa 1910
Horsepower: 2
Serial number: 4037
Bore: 4-inch
Stroke: 6-inch
Flywheel diameter: 24 inches
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Additional info: According to C.H. Wendel’s American Gasoline Engines Since 1872, Monitor engines were first built in about 1905. The vertical Monitor engines included distinctive features, like the ball-shaped water hopper and cast iron fuel tank attached to the cylinder.

Owner:
Clarence Lammers
40 Normandy Dr.
Lake Saint Louis, MO 62267
(636) 578-1757

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