Armstrong kerosene drilling engine


| September/October 1998


ON THIS MONTH'S COVER: This 1917 Armstrong kerosene drilling engine, #W2743, was used from 1917 to 1950 for drilling water. Owner Chris Thompson of Garnavillo, Iowa, has the original literature on this engine. It does not have a governor, because of the heavy loads it pulled, working at 325 r.p.m. The Armstrong Mfg. Co. was located in Waterloo, Iowa. The engine was photographed by GEM advertising manager Judy Whiteside during the Ageless Iron Expo held at Ankeny, Iowa, July 3-6, 1997.

While visiting the Ageless Iron Expo in Ankeny, Iowa, in July 1997, GEM advertising manager Judy Whiteside snapped this shot of a 1917 Armstrong kerosene drilling engine displayed by Chris Thompson, Garnavillo, Iowa. Look inside for details.






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