Hercules

Description

This vertical engine has open-sided crankcase. This engine is approximately 1/3 scale of the 1-3/4 horse power engine. The bore is 1-3/8”, the stroke is 1-1/2”. The flywheel diameter is 7-1/2”. The crankshaft length is 8-3/4” with 1/2” main and rod bearings. The model stands approximately 12” tall and weighs at least 20 lbs. This model runs on White Gas.

History

1899 Hercules, made by the Hercules Gas Engine Works of San Francisco, CA. This Hercules model engine was patterned after a 1-3/4 horse power engine. No more than 24 Hercules engines are known left to exist in full size.

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