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1914 2 HP Domestic Engine

From A to Z: 1914 2 HP Domestic Engine manufactured by the Domestic Engine & Pumper Co., Shippensburg, Pa.

| June/July 2013

  • Domestic Engine
    This Domestic engine was used to run an emergency generator in the Ice & Cold Storage building on N. Seneca St. in Shippensburg.
    Photo Courtesy Alvin Stake

  • Domestic Engine

Company: Domestic Engine & Pump Co., Shippensburg, Pa.
Year: 1914
Serial number: 30161
Horsepower: 2
Bore: 4-inch
Ignition: WICO/Type EK magneto
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Additional info: The one that never left Shippensburg: This engine was used to run an emergency generator in the Ice & Cold Storage building on N. Seneca St. in Shippensburg. It was a stationary hookup. I made the cart. The engine was in use many years ago, and the building has since been demolished.

Alvin Stake
Shippensburg, Pa. 

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