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General Electric Type MP4 1-1200 Form B


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I have a General Electric Continuous Current Generator Type MP4 1-1200 Form B Serial #121978 direct coupled to a General Electric type GM 27 two cycle Form B7 engine. The latest patent date is 1902.
It was installed at my summer camp on Lake Ontario in 1923 to run the electric lights and did so until 1934.
Does anyone have any information on this machine? It turns over freely and I would like to get it running
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Sounds neat! Got any photos?

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Some Pictures of GE MP4. There is a Fuller & Johnson NC in the background, it runs the water pump for the camp, this engine runs
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I do have to say that is COOL! Along with the antique rheostat and switchgear in the background...
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