AS I SAW IT CHAPTER 41

CHAPTER 41


| November/December 1978



25-45 Case

25-45 Case owned by Bruce J. Maxwell, Route 2, Huntington, Indiana 46750.

R. R. 4, Huntington, Indiana 46750

Case built more steam engines than anyone else. In 1892 they built a 16-20 using a two cylinder engine designed by Patterson with a Davis engine. No more were built.

1912 to 1917 - 30-60 twin cylinder 10 12 7 360 rpm, one speed. It won the gold metal at Winnipeg for large kerosene tractors. It had a round barrel radiator. Jim Erdle told me there are still seven in existence. Norman Pross shows a good one each year at the Rollog Show.

1912 to 1923 20-40 two cylinder 7 3 4 times 8 7 450 rpm, one speed. The very first ones had motors built by the Davis motor works of Milwaukee. They started building their own engines in 1913.

1914 to 1916 8 9 two speed, 1917 to 1923 8 3 4 9 & 475 rpm weighed 13780 pounds. It won a gold metal at Winnipeg in 1912, winning 411 points out of 490. Drawbar pull - 13780 pounds. The price in 1913 was $2000; in 1919 $3000; and in 1920 $2500.

In 1913 a few 40 808s two cylinder were made.