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Courtesy of William Simbeck, 12491 North Rd., Alden, New York 14001.
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Courtesy of J. C. Salerno, 204 Ball Road, Marion, New York 14505.
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This is a photo of an engine I have and the nameplate is
missing. It has a 3? inch bore by 5 inch stroke. The head, valve
chambers, water-hopper, cylinder and crank-case are all cast in one
unit. It has no rocker arm. The exhaust valve works in the side of
the block. Has 1% face x 17 inch flywheels, fly weight governor No.
240069 stamped in top of water-hopper, make and break igniter with
Sumpter Magneto. Muffler is missing. Can anyone tell me the name of
the engine?

R. B. Hypes and his 4? hp. United Type A. There is a small
International Harvester in the background. Mr. Hypes is from
Oswego, New York. Shown at 1969 PGEA Reunion at Fairville, New
York. 6 hp. International, owned by Robert Cramer of Alexander, New
York. 1969 PGEA Reunion at Fairville, New York.

Milt Skinner’s General Electric Gas Engine. 25 KW DC
generator. 4 Cycle Engine. 560 RPM, approx. 54 hp. Operated locks
on the Barge Canal. 1902 last Patent date. Starts easily even in

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