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A model engine working at our show. The model is owned by Carl Veldhuizen.




Saw rig owned by Chuck Molitor.


This engine is owned by Dick Larson.

Engines Built in Willmar:



Here is a Hustler engine built by Oman Supply of Willmar, MN. This is one of only two known. This engine is owned by Byron Boike.

Willmar Gasoline Engine Works
Halverson Patents
1898-1907
Factory address
212 Benson Ave. E.
Willmar, MN
Business Office Address
212 4th. St.
Willmar, MN


Willmar Tribune Articles
3-15-1905
4-5-1905
10-5-1905


April 8, 1898 - Willmar Gasoline Engine Works Company organized for the purpose of manufactoring gasoline engines under patent (Mar. 8, 1898 - pat. # 600,147)owned by Lars Halverson of Willmar Minnesota.

Officers
President - J.S. Robbins (Implement Dealer)
Secretary - S.B. Qvale (Mayor City Of Willmar)
Treasurer - A.E. Rice (Senator)
Board of director - L. Halverson (patent holder - Water and Light Commission)
Board of director - M. Jorgenson (Harness Maker)

Halverson Patent #600,147

Right side view of the engine.


Left side view of the engine.

Willmar Gasoline Engine Works Ads


This ad appeared in the West Central Tribune in 1902.

This ad appeared in the West Central Tribune in 1905.

 

West Central Antique Power Collectors

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