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Waterloo Gasoline Engine

From A to Z: 1914 1-3/4 HP Waterloo Gasoline Engine

| April/May 2014

  • The Waterloo Gas Engine originally cost $42.
    Photo submitted by Dick Zander

Manufacturer: Waterloo Gasoline Engine Co., Waterloo, Iowa
Year: Dec. 27, 1914
Serial number: 112763
Horsepower: 1-3/4 HP
Bore: 3-1/2-inch
Stroke: 5-inch
Flywheel diameter: 18 inches
Flywheel width: 1-3/4-inch
Ignition: Igniter
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Additional info: This engine originally cost $42. John Deere stopped production in 1918 when they replaced it with their own version. 

Owned by:
Dick Zander
1650 Elmdale Ave.
Glenview, IL 60026

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