Piersen Motor A347
55/4/2: Versatility and reuse
This Piersen is mounted in my show “hoopty” and was in Gas Engine Magazine in the A to Z section somewhere around 2009. Anyhow, this engine is an A347 and was set up with a Dixie trip impulse magneto, I still have it but it was replaced with a Fairbanks-Morse. I saw a nice story you had on your Piersen project back in 2017 on the computer. This particular engine was found on a farm here in Marshall County. It was still belted to a pump jack and pump in a windmill/coalbin house which was attached to the main farm house. The engine supplied the house and barn with water until 1977 when the magneto broke and parts were unavailable at that time.
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