MUSEUM PIECES STOLEN


| April/May 1986


It is time to remind the GEM readers that 3 years ago on New Years' Eve, the Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum in Vista was broken into and about 6 tons of gas engines were stolen.

Two of the engines that disappeared were rare enough to be easily traced. The rarest was a West Coast side-shaft 4 HP that was the prototype of the many engines that West Coast made in San Diego. It had hand-made nuts and bolts. The tag had no serial number or HP rating. The other most easily recognized was a 15 HP Doak side-shaft serial number CA 737. There are marks on those 2 units that can be identified. A reward is offered for recovery of these gas engines.

Please contact Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum at 2040 N. Santa Fe, Vista, CA 92083, phone (619)941-1791.



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