The Sandow Gas Engine


| May/June 1985



Sandow gas engine

Rick Perkins applying the first coat of paint.

1020 N. Woodlawn Decatur, IL 62522

Mr. C. R. Perkins & Sons plan to have a Thresherman's Reunion in the summer of '85, near Decatur, Illinois on Rock Springs Road.

Mr. C. R. Perkins is a collector of Cat crawlers, including a Caterpiller 60, 30, and others.

Barry Perkins, son of C. R. Perkins, is a collector of John Deeres, including a 1935 John Deere A, on full steel, and a 1928 John Deere GP on full steel.

Rick, the other son, as you can see, is a collector of gas engines.

The Sandow #67563, 6 HP was made by Sandy McManus Inc., from Waterloo, Iowa. It came with a 5 year guarantee. The year was some time between 1912-1915.