Antique Johnson Utilimotor gas engine

2 stroke general purpose made in the 1930's similar to a Maytag engine to run washing machines and other small machines on the farm before electricity. Speed is governed by centrifugal force in the flywheel cutting off the ignition. Flexible hose carried the fumes away from the operator.

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Antique Nelson Brothers Sattley gas engine
Made by Nelson Brothers and sold under the Sattley name through Montgomery Wards, this 3/4hp 4 cycle engine is another example of the many small utility engines made in the 1930's for general use on farms before electrification of rural areas. These were made in horizontal and vertical cylinder versions. Throttle governed.





Johnson Utilimotor
Here's another video of my Johnson Utilimotor. This time the head is switched around with the spark plug in the original position. It seemed to be a little harder to start this time, but seems to run the same as before when the plug was in the opposite position.





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1904 (?) Model Gas Engine First Start
Finally got the Model back together and decided we should give it a crank and see if it wanted to go...




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