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1917 50hp Miller

Company: Miller Improved Gas Engine Co. Springfield, Ohio Year: 1917 Serial Number: 1706 Horsepower: 50 Bore: 13 in Stroke: 20in Weight: 70,000lb Ignition: Dual spark plug with magneto and battery and coil Governing: Throttle Owner: Reid and Ellis ...

Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1915 150hp Turner-Fricke

Circa-1915 150hp Turner-Fricke Manufacturer: The Turner-Fricke Manufacturing Co., Pittsburgh, PA, and Sharon, PA Year: Circa 1915 Serial No.: 441 Horsepower: 150 Bore: 13in Stroke: 13in Owner: Paul Harvey The partnership of George Edwin Turner and Harry C. Fricke saw many ...

Coolspring Spotlight: 1917 600hp Snow

This 1917 600hp Snow engine is a tandem, double-acting design, incorporating on a single crank throw two separate in-line (in tandem) cylinders. At 75 feet long with an 18-ton, 18-foot-diameter flywheel, the 1917 600hp Snow is one of the largest gas engines ever to be preserved in running ...

Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1910 40hp Reeves

  Circa-1910 40hp Reeves Manufacturer: Hope Forge and Machine Co., Mt. Vernon, OH Year: Circa 1910 Serial No.: 4071 Horsepower: 40 Bore: 9-1/2 in Stroke: 11in Owner: Paul Harvey Organized in 1907 as the Reeves Engineering Co. of Columbus, Ohio, and later as Hope Forge & ...

Coolspring Spotlight: 1906 40HP Foos Type SE

This circa 1906 40hp Foos Type SE reportedly first generated electricity at the Mail Pouch Chewing Tobacco factory in Wheeling, West Virginia.The Foos Gas Engine Company was formed in 1887 by John Foos. Foos engine production included both Otto and diesel types and continued until 1941. For ...

Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1914 35hp Superior

Circa-1914 35hp Superior Manufacturer: The Superior Gas Engine Co., Springfield, OH Year: Circa 1914 Serial No.: 13 Horsepower: 35 Bore: 12 in Stroke: 18 in Owner: John P. Wilcox "Commercial" style superior engines like this 35hp model shared some components with the simpler "oil ...

Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1900 4hp Star Engine

Circa-1900 4hp Star Manufacturer: J.&E. Homan Co., New York, NY Year:  Circa 1900 Serial No.: 334 Horsepower: 4 hp Bore:  6-1/4in Stroke:13in Owner: John Rex Star gas and gasoline engines were manufactured starting in the early 1890s in New York City by Jackson A. and Eugene ...

Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1906 16hp Callahan

  Circa-1906 16hp Callahan Manufacturer: W.P. Callahan & Co., Dayton, OH Year: Circa 1906 Serial No.: 2525 Horsepower: 16 Bore: 13in Stroke: 16in Owner: Chris Austin The unique feature on this engine is its clutched sideshaft, hit-and-miss governing system. A constantly ...

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