Reflections

A Brief Word

| June/July 1992

  • Walsh Garden Tractor
    27/6/34
    E. M. Konopik
  • Magnet Chargers
    27/6/56B
    Edgar M. Miller
  • 3 HP marked engine
    27/6/59A
    Walter Isham
  • 3 HP marked engine
    27/6/59B
    Walter Isham
  • Witte Diesel Engine
    27/6/37
    Bruce C. Siedentopf
  • Road Scraper
    27/6/35
    Wayne A. Beggs
  • Stover and Bulldozer Pump
    27/6/36
    Wayne R. Philpot
  • IHC Grain Binder Engine
    27/6/51
    Gene Bishop
  • 1  HP gas engine
    27/6/52
    Lotus W. Alexander
  • 2 HP Rock Island Engine
    27/6/48
    Kent Zobel
  • Unidentified Engine
    27/6/54
    Edward Dawson
  • Magnet Chargers
    27/6/56A
    Edgar M. Miller

  • Walsh Garden Tractor
  • Magnet Chargers
  • 3 HP marked engine
  • 3 HP marked engine
  • Witte Diesel Engine
  • Road Scraper
  • Stover and Bulldozer Pump
  • IHC Grain Binder Engine
  • 1  HP gas engine
  • 2 HP Rock Island Engine
  • Unidentified Engine
  • Magnet Chargers

27/6/34 Walsh Garden Tractor Q. See the photo of my Walsh garden tractor, s/n D8513. I would like some information as to when it was built, and the like. I have the plow, cultivator, and disc for it. E. M. Konopik, 637 S. Columbia, Seward NE 68434.

A. Can anyone be of help on this query?

27/6/35 Road Scraper Q. I recently acquired the small road scraper shown in the photo. One tag reads: Good Roads Machinery Co., Kennett Square, Penna. Another tag reads: Mfd. By American Road Machinery Co., American Plant, Kennett Square, Penna. Serial No. W-64- So far I can find no information on this company. Can anyone be of help? Wayne A. Beggs, RFD 2, Box 799, Lincolnton, GA 30817-9550.  

27/6/36 Stover and Bulldozer Pump Q. I have a 1926 Stoker engine with a Myers Bulldozer Pumping Unit. How many of these engine-pump units were built? Cast into the pump is '3x4,' and I assume this means the bore and stroke. Also see the photo of a Stover pump jack that I've made into an oilfield exhibit. Wayne R. Philpot, RR 1, Box 144-A, Santa Anna, TX 76878.



A. Myers was a very large builder of pumps like yours, and we would guess that they built them by thousands upon thousands. Even so, relatively few still remain-most of them have long since been scrapped. Yours would be the 3 x 4 inch model, and this size was one of the most popular it seems.

27/6/37 Witte Diesel Q. See the photo of a Witte Diesel, s/n D 1951. It is a 6 HP model. Any information on this engine, including operating instructions, will be greatly appreciated. Bruce C. Siedentopf, 1659 Somerset Avenue, Dighton, MA 02715.  



SUBSCRIBE TO GAS ENGINE MAGAZINE TODAY!

Gas Engine Magazine A_M 16Gas Engine Magazine is your best source for tractor and stationary gas engine information.  Subscribe and connect with more than 23,000 other gas engine collectors and build your knowledge, share your passion and search for parts, in the publication written by and for gas engine enthusiasts! Gas Engine Magazine brings you: restoration stories, company histories, and technical advice. Plus our Flywheel Forum column helps answer your engine inquiries!

Be sure to take advantage of the Square Deal Subscription Program.

  • No Missed Issues.

  • No Renewal Notices.

  • No Additional Cost.

The Square Deal Subscription Program is designed as a paperless transaction with automatic renewals at a preferred low rate.   With advanced electronic notification, a 100% satisfaction guarantee and an easy opt-out plan, the Square Deal Subscription Program is the best value, risk free, eco-friendliest way to subscribe.




Facebook YouTube

Classifieds