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32/7/28 Old Hay Press Q. See the photo of the drive unit of an old hay press. The drive unit has casting numbers like CNF, CE3N, CD2, etc. I'm going to try and restore this old hay press. If anyone has any information, or anything that would help, please contact: Denis schrank, 21097 Hickory Rd., Batesville, IN 47006.
32/7/29 Unidentified Engine Q. See the photo of an engine with no nameplate or identification. In perusing American Gas Engines, it appears to be a Sun Power from Sun-Power Engine Co., Detroit, Michigan. There is a letter 'N' followed by the number 16750 stamped on one of the flywheels. This engine has a 3 x 5 inch bore and stroke. Any help would be appreciated. George Dierker, B-27 Herman Bros., RR 3, Regina, SK, S4P 3W8 Canada.
A. It could well be a Sun-Power, and was likely made by Nelson Bros. Company.
32/7/30 Super Power King Engine Q. I need help on a Grey Model N Super Power King engine, 7 HP, s/n N7707. If you can be of help, please contact: Ron Denney, R. M. B. 312, Cranbrook, West Australia 6321.
A. Given the tremendous enthusiasm of the Australian collectors, if you can offer any assistance, please write Mr. Denney at the above address.
32/7/31 Red Seal Engine Q. See the photos of a Continental Red Seal engine, s/n Y1 12-22704. I would like to know when it was made and the original color scheme. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Orville Skadsem, Rt 6, Box 325, Thief River Falls, MN 56701.
A. We have virtually no information on the Continental Red Seal line, so we can't offer any help. Does anyone have information on this company?
32/7/32 Waterbury 2 H.P. Q. Charles Shelton, 1108 Emery Ln., Jeffersonville, IN 47130 sent along a pencil rubbing for a Waterbury 2 HP, Model No. 62, made by Waterbury Garden Tractor Co., Columbus, Ohio. Has anyone got information on this one?
32/7/33 Olds Type R Q. I'm inquiring about the Type R Olds 1 HP that the Breisch model is patterned after and quite different than the Type A Olds. My previous inquiry in August 1996 GEM produced few results. Thus far, no one has come forth with any information on this 'competition model. It is not covered in American Gas Engines or in any of the Olds literature I have. Can anyone be of help?
On August 20-23, 1997 the Oldsmobile Division of GMC is hosting a Centennial Celebration marking the formation of Olds Motor Vehicle Company. The contact person is Bob jarboe, Oldsmobile Centennial Manager, Oldsmobile Division, GMC, Mai! Stop #7060, 9020 Townsend St., Lansing, MI 48921. (FAX 517/885-1701). There's also a new book, Setting the Pace: Oldsmobile's First 100 Years, by Helen). Earley and James R. Walkinshaw, tracing the Oldsmobile development, and touching on gas engine development and the Rumely connection. Leonard Spoelman, 3221 Brookshire SE, Grand Rapids, Ml 49508.
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