| January/February 1979

3 HP gas engine

3 HP gas engine by Backus Water Motor Company.

Robert L. Lefever

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.