The Maytag Family of Two-Cycle Engines


| May/June 1974



Stove Leg

Courtesy of Marvin Maitre and W. J. Rundle.

Marvin Maitre and W. J. Rundle

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Marvin Maitre is a heavy equipment operator living at 648 33rd, Des Moines, Iowa, 50312. He has been collecting all kinds of gasoline engines for about ten years but has been especially active with May tags.

W. J. Rundle is a mining engineer living at 2565 E. Kleindale Road, Tucson, Arizona, 85716. He has been collecting for 2-1/2 years.

Please send your comments or questions to one or the other.

Introduction

The Maytag Company of Newton, Iowa manufactured small two-cycle gasoline engines primarily for use on washing machines. These engines appeared first as an upright single around 1911 and the horizontal twin was terminated in 1952