Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport


Economy F


Engine Builder: Hercules Gas Engine Co., Evansville, IN
Model: F
Make: Economy
Inboard/Outboard: Stationary
Engine Type: Gasoline
Production Date: c 1914
Engine Design: Four Stroke
Overall Condition: Good
Rebuilt/Restored: Restored
Horsepower: 6
Cylinders: 1
Bore:
Stoke:
Coolant:
Accession:1988.55

Remarks: Restored 1992, Painted red. On board L. A. DUNTON where it is used for anchor hauling demonstrations. Six HP hoisting "donkey" engine with twin flywheels, 2 gypsy heads, winch driven; purchased and donated by Maynard Bray in 1977 or 1978 from BELLS of VICTORY CHIMES for use on L. A. DUNTON. During 1913 -1914, Economy engines were made by the Hercules Gas Engine Co. to be sold under the name of Sears Robuck & Co., Chicago,IL, with the model name "Sparta".


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