American marine engines 1885-1950

American marine engines 1885-1950

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From the first internal combustion engine installation and the craft that took troops ashore on D-Day to the mid-1920s boom in recreational motorboating and beyond, this narrative presents a flawless history of the marine engine field. With an alphabetical listing of approximately 1, 000 engine companies in the U.S. and Canada, this in-depth portrait also includes detailed information about founders and products, advice on the most desirable engines, tips on identifying unknown engines, and suggestions for independent research.aquot;Lack of sales a€” great cost of getting business a€” manufacturing problems a€” building one product and refining it ... plant was located in the Boydell Building on E. Congress, the same place where the Dodge brothers built engines for Henry Ford. ... Helping to build the engine at such a competitive price was the focus on a single model and the volume ordering of key ... The aquot;rainbowaquot; was an eye-catching display of six Kermaths: a purple 4 hp, a blue 8 hp, a green 12 hp, a yellow 16 hp, anbsp;...

Title:American marine engines 1885-1950
Author:Stan Grayson
Publisher: - 2008-10-01


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