1916 Ottawa Manufacturing Engine

From A to Z: 1916 Ottawa engine made by the Ottawa Manufacturing Co., Ottawa, Kan.

| February/March 2014

Manufacturer: Ottawa Manufacturing Co., Ottawa, Kan.
Year: 1916
Serial number: 2448
Bore: 6-inch
Stroke: 7-inch
Flywheel diameter: 28-1/2 inches
Ignition: Webster magneto
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Additional info: Price when new: $96.75 ($2,073 today). Large Ottawa engines seem to be quite scarce. The subbase on this engine is also unusual.

Owned by:
Dan Baalman
1865 W. 5th St.
Colby, KS 67701

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