Striping and detailing are significant features of New-Way
engines, manufactured by the New-Way Motor Company of Lansing,
Richard Babbitt, of RFD 2, Box 95, Voluntown, CT 06384 owns the
1915 New-Way catalog from which we show excerpts on these two
The catalog is described in the accompanying letter from the
Stephen B. Church firm, which quotes 1915 prices for some of the
In addition to the color and detail we’ve shown from the
pages, readers may be interested in a section on outfit numbers
from the catalog, which we quote:
‘X’ outfits Ignition by gear driven National high
tension magneto. ‘M’ outfits Ignition by gear driven Bosch
high tension magneto. ‘K outfits Ignition by dry cell battery.
‘F’ indicates Gear driven force feed oiler. ‘H’
indicates New’ Way Jewel engines.
The first figure of outfit number (except outfits listed less
engines) indicates the horse power of the engine as 2 means 2 HP.
In case of the 12 HP the first two figures, or ’12’ means
The second figure of outfit number indicates kind of outfit.
‘0’ meaning on skid. ‘2’ meaning on steel truck.
‘1’ meaning on wood sill truck.