United Engine

From A to Z: 1-3/4 HP United Type A, United Engine Co.

| August/September 2012

  • United Engine
    A 1-3/4 HP United Type A engine produced by United Engine Co., Lansing, Mich.
    Photo by John M. Gaul

  • United Engine

Company: United Engine Co., Lansing, Mich.
Type: A
Horsepower: 1-3/4
Bore: 3-3/4-inch
Stroke: 4-1/4-inch
Flywheel diameter: 18 inches
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Ignition: Igniter, battery and coil
Additional info: This engine has been in the Gaul family since 1908. It was bought used from a blacksmith shop in Earling, Iowa, where it was belted to a forge.

John M. Gaul
2417 So. 48th Ave.
Omaha, NE 68106