Frisco Standard


A vertical engine with an open-sided crankcase, twin side-shafts with twin igniters on top of the cylinder heads, is a must have for model engine builders.


The 1909 Frisco Standard was made by the Standard Gas Engine Company in San Francisco, CA. This engine was patterned after the 16 horse, 2-cylinder Marine Engine. Standard Gas Engine Company also made engines with two flywheels.

This engine is approximately 1/4 scale. The bore is 1-1/2" and the stroke is 1-3/4". The flywheel is 7" in diameter. The model stands approximately 14” tall and weighs about 30 lbs. completed. This model runs on white gas or propane.

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