| January/February 1987

On October 4, 1986 an auction was held by Freeman R. Miller at Topeka, Indiana, of a large collection of machinery, collectors' items, odds and ends, etc. Included were a number of engines that Freeman had collected over the years. The engines were in the same condition as when Freeman got them as he never exhibited them, just picked them up here and there and put them in his storage shed. Here is a list of prices compiled by Erv Troyer of RR 1, Box 258, LaGrange, Indiana 46761, who thought others would be interested.

1? HP McCormick-Deering M (runs), $335; 1? HP Ottawa with clutch $220; 3 HP Hercules kerosene throttled (rare), $600; 1? HP Fuller-Johnson, good, $400; 2 HP United, $500; 1? HP Fairbanks-Morse 2-headless, $290.

2  HP Stover, $225; 1? HP Hercules, $250; 1? HP McCormick Deering, rough, $80; 1? HP Hercules, solid fly wheels, $120; 2? HP IH LB, rough, $90; 2? HP IH LB, good, $120; 3-5 HP IH LB, $150.

1? HP Fairbanks-Morse Z, style D, $70; 1? HP Sattley, fair, $225; 1? HP John Deere E, fair, $275; Evinrude 2 cyl. marine, $150; 3 HP Stover, runs, $260; 1? HP John Deere E, runs, $420; 5 HP Jaeger (Hercules), show-ready, $300; 8 HP Economy, $40.

Also, 2 Maytag 1 cyl., went for $35 each; 2 cyl. Maytag on rotary mower, $150; Case C-C tractor, on steel, $310.


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