Different Types of Engines


| July/August 1974

  • Gasoline engines
    Courtesy of Willard Gillie, 249 Mebane Street, Eden, North Carolina 27288
    Willard Gillie
  • TWIN CITY engine

    Arlo Jurney
  • Keck Gonnerman
    Courtesy of Walt Townsend, Box 53, McNabb, Illinois, 61335
    Walt Townsend
  • Atomic Diesel

    D. Hunt Esq.,
  • Avery 40-80
    Courtesy of Wilfred Koskela, Box 76, Devils Lake, North Dakota, 58301
    Wilfred Koskela
  • Gasoline engine
    Courtesy of D. Hunt Esq., Mount Pleasant, Gunville Hill, Winterslow, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England SP5 1PR
    D. Hunt Esq.,
  • 5 HP Ruston-Hornby

    John Batchelor
  • Lister engines
    Courtesy of D. Hunt Esq., Mount Pleasant, Gunville Hill, Winterslow, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England SP5 1 PR
    D. Hunt Esq.,
  • Farmall tractor

    John Batchelor
  • 'U' Deluxe MM Tractor
    Courtesy of E. A. Liebl, 2208 Ave. A., Dodge City, Kansas 67801
    E. A. Liebl
  • Nonparallel Famous engine
    Courtesy of Dale Nickerson, Glasgow Road, Cassadaga, New York, 14718.
    Dale Nickerson
  • 6 HP Amaco

    John Batchelor
  • William Graves

    R. Dayton Nichols
  • Kings Show
    Courtesy: Bernard A. Hines 7197 Mississippi St., Merrillville, Indiana
    Bernard A. Hines
  • William Graves
    Courtesy of R. Dayton Nichols, 6128 Route 5, Stafford, New York 14143.
    R. Dayton Nichols

  • Gasoline engines
  • TWIN CITY engine
  • Keck Gonnerman
  • Atomic Diesel
  • Avery 40-80
  • Gasoline engine
  • 5 HP Ruston-Hornby
  • Lister engines
  • Farmall tractor
  • 'U' Deluxe MM Tractor
  • Nonparallel Famous engine
  • 6 HP Amaco
  • William Graves
  • Kings Show
  • William Graves

This TWIN CITY engine can be seen in the Western Development Museum, Yorkton, Sask. It is a 1919-6 cylinder and is 60x90 HP. This picture was taken in 1964. I am on the left, and on the right is my brother-in-law, Hedley Hickson who lives in Yorkton.

At left is a Farmall tractor, center shows a 5 HP Ruston-Hornby, 1926 and at right a 6 HP Amaco, No. 609630, year unknown.

My 1938 'U' Deluxe MM Tractor which is in my possession. According to the company, only 150 of these were manufactured and supposedly were the first factory-cab tractor produced. They were very sophisticated for a tractor of that era as they were equipped with lights, horn, radio, heater, defroster, cigar lighter, upholstered seats, dome light, windshield wipers, etc.

If anyone in your list of subscribers know of the whereabouts of one of these, I would like to correspond with them.



When this engine was acquired it had not been run in about 40 years. The owner had to make some parts and do some repairing work on it. He soon had it cleaned and painted. On January 1, 1971 he pulled her outside, filled up the gas tank, hooked up the battery, and turned her over. She started on the first try --a very nice engine. Nonparallel Famous engine, manufactured by International Harvester Company, Chicago, 4 H.P., Speed-450, No. No. RK149, Patent May 2, 1905.

Vincent Deusch of La Motte, Iowa is shown above touching up the saw blade on the saw-mill at 'Kings Show' in August 1973. Vincent said he was an old hand at his chore. My recollection is that he was the previous owner of this mill.



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