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The Wilson Des Moines owned by Bob McClure, Bloomington, Illinois
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Restored 1931 John Deere GP tractor. Owned by Bruce Dougan, 2731 Harmony Drive, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722.
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Wilson Des Moines owned by George Archer, Des Moines, Iowa
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Wilson Des Moines owned by Charles Wilson, Waukegan, Illinois.
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The Old War Horse Owned by Charles Wilson, Waukegan, Illinois
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This 1 HP Monarch #15577 belongs to Trev Jackson of 10589 Crary Lane, Kirtland, Ohio 44094. It was the second engine completed by Jackson, who is now 18. The project, completed in 1983, took about a year, and the cart used to mount the engine is made of
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Charles Wilson, of 1215 W-Graves, Waukegan, Illinois 60087, sent
us these four pictures of engines shown at the Denmark, Iowa 1985
show. Note that all four of the engines have the ‘donut’
flywheels.

Hal Dunbar of 2390 Sunset Lane, Adrian, Michigan 49221found this
Standard cream separator engine in Reading, Michigan, missing a
carburetor, gas tank, magneto and ignition system. It took Dunbar
almost a year to find out what make the engine was, and it now runs
very well.

Kathleen Daigle, of R.F.D. #1, Powerhouse Rd., Moodus,
Connecticut 06469 sent this picture of her husband Joe’s 1920 7
HP Hercules cord wood saw. Kathleen writes, ‘He has spent
thousands (it seems) of hours patiently cleaning, sanding,
repairing and painting ‘the engine’ to perfection, leaving
no nut or bolt unturned! ‘She notes that the photo was taken in
front of a year’s wood supply!

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