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| September/October 1995

  • Fuller & Johnson engine
    30/9/7A
    T. J. Shipman
  • Early aircraft engine
    30/9/10E
    M. H. Norton
  • 2 HP engine
    30/9/11B
    Ronald Williams
  • 2 HP engine
    30/9/11A
    Ronald Williams
  • 2 HP engine
    30/9/11C
    Ronald Williams
  • Unidentified engine
    30/9/13A
    Vincent Durham
  • Unidentified engine
    30/9/13B
    Vincent Durham
  • Sandow engine
    30/9/16A
    Art DeKalb
  • Unidentified engine
    30/9/13C
    Vincent Durham
  • Sandow engine
    30/9/16B
    Art DeKalb
  • Sandow engine
    30/9/16C
    Art DeKalb
  • Unidentified crawler
    30/9/22
    Marcus Comes
  • Sandow engine
    30/9/16D
    Art DeKalb
  • Fuller & Johnson engine
    30/9/7B
    T. J. Shipman
  • Gifford Compressor
    30/9/23B
    Carl Justice
  • Gifford Compressor
    30/9/23C
    Carl Justice
  • Gifford Compressor
    30/9/23A
    Carl Justice
  • Stromberg carburetor
    30/9/7C
    T. J. Shipman
  • Check to Witte Engine Works
    30/9/8
    James E. Hall
  • Old mill
    30/9/9
    Garry D. Rosenfeldt
  • Early aircraft engine
    30/9/10A
    M. H. Norton
  • Early aircraft engine
    30/9/10C
    M. H. Norton
  • Early aircraft engine
    30/9/10D
    M. H. Norton
  • Early aircraft engine
    30/9/10B
    M. H. Norton

  • Fuller & Johnson engine
  • Early aircraft engine
  • 2 HP engine
  • 2 HP engine
  • 2 HP engine
  • Unidentified engine
  • Unidentified engine
  • Sandow engine
  • Unidentified engine
  • Sandow engine
  • Sandow engine
  • Unidentified crawler
  • Sandow engine
  • Fuller & Johnson engine
  • Gifford Compressor
  • Gifford Compressor
  • Gifford Compressor
  • Stromberg carburetor
  • Check to Witte Engine Works
  • Old mill
  • Early aircraft engine
  • Early aircraft engine
  • Early aircraft engine
  • Early aircraft engine

30/9/7 Fuller & Johnson Q See 7A and 7B of a Fuller & Johnson 4 HP engine, s/n 410238. I need more information on this engine. Also, in photo 7C, see the huge Stromberg carburetor I inquired about in a recent issue. I'd like to know what sort of engine used this carb. T. J. Shipman, RR 2, Box371-12, Buckhannon, WV 26201.

A For further information on the F &. J, we'd suggest that you contact Verne  W. Kindschi, S9008B, Hwy 12, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578. We've never heard from anyone having information on the Stromberg. Can anyone be of help?

30/9/8 Witte Info Needed Q. I'd like to know the age, horsepower, and original color of my Witte engine, s/n 50448. It was connected to a drag saw, which I removed for safety reasons when on display. Also see the reproduced check to Witte Engine Works. Could this have been the payment for my engine? Also, I have a Taylor Vacuum engine, 2 HP, Type C with sin 13032. I'd like to know the age and the original color scheme for it. Any help will be appreciated. James E. Hall, PO Box 57, Philadelphia, NY 13673.

A Your engine left the production line in September 1920, so the bank check you've sent might well have been the payment for this outfit. Log saws were not given a horsepower rating, although they ran from 2 to 3 HP, perhaps higher if speeded up a bit.



30/9/9 Old Mill  See the photo of an old mill which I picked up. It has a patent date of May 27, '55 and was made by Superior Drill Company, Springfield, Ohio. Can anyone supply information on this company? Garry D. Rosenfeldt, 27099 Emery Rd., Cleveland, OH 44128.

A Superior operated from 1867 to 1903 when it was part of a merger that formed American Seeding Machine Co. We have no specific information on your mill.



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