Engines A to Z: 2-1/2 HP Aermotor Co. pumping engine.
Manufacturer: Aermotor Co., Chicago, Ill.
Model: Heavy back-geared pumping engine
Weight: 800 pounds
Ignition: Battery and igniter
Governing: Hit-and-miss with single-ball flyweight in flywheel
Additional info: I restored this to running condition, keeping it as original as possible. I was fortunate to purchase this engine from Norman Coulter, Suffield, Conn., whose grandfather bought it new.
Joe Perko Jr.
Stafford Springs, Conn.
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