Engines A to Z: White Lily 3 HP engine.
Manufacturer: White Lily Washer Co., Davenport, Iowa
Serial number: 876
Horsepower: 3 HP @ 500 RPM
Bore and stroke: 4in x 4in
Ignition: Spark plug, battery and buzz coil
Additional info: Air-cooled. The fan blades are attached to the flywheel, which is surrounded by a screen guard to protect the user. The White Lily engine is a bit of a mystery. Identical-looking engines were produced by Schmidt Bros. Engine Works, also of Davenport, with Davenport Ice Chipping Machine Co. eventually listed as manufacturer of Schmidt engines.
Owner: Ruick Rolland, 322 Milford Rd., Downington, PA 19335
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