BACKUS ENGINES


| January/February 1979

  • 3 HP gas engine
    3 HP gas engine by Backus Water Motor Company.
    Robert L. Lefever
  • Engine with Gasoline Pump
    3 to 3 HP gasoline engine, showing gasoline pump, electric and hot tube igniters.
    Robert L. Lefever
  • Backus Gas Engine
    to 1 HP gas engine
    Robert L. Lefever
  • 28-50 Hart-Parr
    This month's cover features a 28-50 Hart-Parr owned by Blake Malkamaki of Concord, Ohio.
    Robert L. Lefever

  • 3 HP gas engine
  • Engine with Gasoline Pump
  • Backus Gas Engine
  • 28-50 Hart-Parr

These engines were built by Backus Water Motor Company, Newark, New Jersey. From a catalog dated January 1, 1901. Courtesy of Robert L. Lefever, 135 Strasburg Pike, Lancaster,' Pa. 17602. (1)  (2) , (3)

The photo was taken at the HES Show held at Burton, Ohio on August 4, 1978.

For a look at this machine in its' pre-restored state, check the photo on page 20 of November-December 1977 issue of G.E.M.