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Thompson

Beloit, Wis.

Year: 1912-14
Horsepower: 6
Additional info: This engine was saved and restored by Bart Cushing.

United

Lansing, Mich.

Company: United Engine Co.,
Lansing, Mich.
Year: 1915-1927
Horsepower: 2-1/4
Serial number: No serial no. or tag as it powered a cement mixer.
Bore: 4-inch
Stroke: 5-inch
Flywheel width: 2 inches
Flywheel diameter: 20 inches
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Ignition: Igniter and dynamo
Unique features: Water-cooled head, a cast iron "J" type mixer and a dynamo like a John Deere "E" engine.

Unito

Cleveland, Ohio

Company: Built by Jacobson of Warren, Pa. for United Factories Co. of Cleveland, Ohio.
Model: U
Year: 1914
Shop number: 13053
Horsepower: 2-1/4
Bore: 4-1/8-inch
Stroke: 5-inch
Flywheel width: 1-3/4 inches
Flywheel diameter: 20 inches
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Ignition: Low-tension igniter
Unique features: Headless, underslung rocker arm for exhaust and igniter. Brought back to life by an international effort: Don Worley, Ron Huetter, Ben Riddings and Wib Meyer.