From A to Z: 1920s 2-1/2 HP Bates & Edmonds engine manufactured by Bates & Edmonds Motor Co., Lansing, Mich.
Company: Bates & Edmonds Motor Co., Lansing, Mich.
Serial number: B37243
Flywheel diameter: 20 inches
Governing: Flywheel lock and latch, hit-and-miss
Ignition: Igniter, battery and coil
Additional info: The Bates & Edmonds Co. also produced engines under several other names, Fairbanks being one of the most popular.
Owner: Rodney Bates
311 S. Hudson Ave.
Oakley, KS 67748
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