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Hercules Engine News

Including Economy, Arco, Jaeger & Thermoil

| April/May 1996

20601 Old State Road Haubstadt, Indiana 47639

For many brands of gas engines it is difficult to find literature or any other reference material. Luckily, there is an abundance of material available on most engines produced by the Hercules Gas Engine Company and its successors. The following is an abbreviated list of what is currently known about:

Two large Hercules catalogs dating about 1918 and 1926 with some colored illustrations.

A booklet 'The Gas Engine on the Farm' from about 1925 showing engines in use and testimonials.

Two log saw folders one in color.

Numerous Hercules and Economy instruction books covering the D through S models.


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