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TAG : October/November 2017

Finding Vintage Engines

It wasn’t all that long ago that a dedicated engine man could pretty much guarantee himself that with enough looking he could find the fabled “engine in the barn.” Once upon a time, it seemed like you couldn’t go into an old barn without tripping over an abandoned engine. But as time ...

Shaw Du-All Walk-Behind Tractor Model Identification

Reader Brandon Rasmussen is looking for information regarding a Shaw Du-All he recently acquired. Brandon writes: “I need help identifying a Shaw Du-All that has recently come into my possession. It’s a walk-behind tractor and I want to restore it back to functionality. I could really use ...

Seeking Information on Tiny Tim Generator

J.D. Schmidt sends photos of a small generator set he says he’s never seen anywhere else. The generator is a Tiny Tim. Sold by Sears, Roebuck & Co., and possibly also by Montgomery Ward, they were made by Continental Motors Corp., Muskegon, Michigan. Powered by a small 1/2 hp rope-start ...

Sears Economy Engine Questions

 Reader Carl Davis sends in pictures of a Sears Economy branded engine built by Briggs & Stratton, asking for any information on the type and when it may have been built. Not being Briggs & Stratton specialists we can’t be 100 percent, but it looks to be a rope-start version of the ...

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Preserving the History of Internal Combustion Engines