1927 1-1/2 HP Domestic Engine

Engines A to Z: 1927 1-1/2 HP Domestic engine.

| August/September 2014

  • Owner Jon Brandt restored this Domestic Engine in 2014.
    Photo by Jon Brandt

Company: Domestic Engine and Pump Co., Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
Year: 1927
Serial number: 27773
Horsepower: 1-1/2
Bore: 3-1/2 inch
Stroke: 2-1/2 inch
Flywheel diameter: 14 inches
Ignition: WICO PR magneto and spark plug
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Additional info: Restored this year. It was most likely used for pumping drinking water. There is a gear inside the flywheel that ran the pump. The pump was bolted directly to the engine.

Owner: Jon Brandt
312 Holswart Dr.
Shippensburg, PA 17257