1908 1-1/2 HP Schmidt Bros.

| February 2009

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    1908 1-1/2 HP Schmidt Bros. chilled cylinder

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Company: Schmidt Bros. Co. Engine Works, Davenport, Iowa
Model: Chilled Cylinder Type B
Year: 1908
Horsepower: 1-1/2
RPM: 500
Serial number: 25181
Bore: 3-1/2-inch
Stroke: 4-inch
Flywheel diameter: 15 inches
Flywheel width: 2 inches
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Ignition: Buzz box, spark plug
Additional info: Runs counter-clockwise; Lunkenheimer mixer; 23-inch bull gear with 182 teeth; pump stroke of 2, 3 and 4 inches; possibly only one other Schmidt pumping engine in existence.

Richard E. Rulon
Avon, Conn.


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