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clark norton/farrar and trefts


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Old 10-28-2004, 09:59:28 PM
woody bagwell
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after a couple of months of tinkering, plumbing cussin and a kickin .... the 15 hp c/n breed lives! what a great sound! any info on clark / norton engines would be appreciated.hope to have it at the shows this spring. thanks again brian l.
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Old 10-29-2004, 11:07:32 AM
chris witt
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Whats that you mention about Farrar? Was Farrar a maker of engines? I know the Farrar family in southern Kansas. They are in the foundry and machine shop business.
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Old 10-29-2004, 05:57:54 PM
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Default farrar +trefts 1872 model

Here are some picts from the Buffalo City Directory 1872. Notice the 3 mount plates for the engine to the foundation. Does not appear on later models.


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Old 10-29-2004, 06:00:20 PM
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I see these same pix on all the Buffalo city directories I searched for these years


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Old 10-29-2004, 06:12:00 PM
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From "great industries of Buffalo" 1884-1885.




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Old 10-31-2004, 10:14:24 PM
Paul D. Woodworth
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Woody what kind of governor does you engine have on it, I see on one picture it looks like a Gardner Gov. if so look for the SER# I might date it for you. Paul
 

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