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Jacobson Machine Mfg. Co., Warren, Pennsylvania


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Default Jacobson Machine Mfg. Co., Warren, Pennsylvania

When were their first engines built and in what year did they stopped building engines. As the owner of a 5hp side shaft Jacobson built engine I was not able to find much discussion on SmokStak about Jacobson engines.

I'm even considering initiating another registry if you guys have pictures and data on your Jacobson to contribute to the project.

The highest serial number I've seen is 16656 so it is not a common engine but not that rare either.



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Dennis, Do you have any information on when the operation was moved to Titusville? Thanks, Leonard
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Dennis, Do you have any information on when the operation was moved to Titusville? Thanks, Leonard
I did not know that Jacobson moved to Titusville.
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I think it was in the late teens early 20's when they moved to Titasville after the factory burned down in Warren. I have a 5hp tank cooled that may have been made in Titasville. It doesn't have a s/n tag and I can't find a spot that looks like it ever had a tag. I don't know if Don Worley goes on the Stak, but he could tell us a lot more about Jacobson. Dave
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I believe Don Worley does do the Jacobson thing. I always wondered why some either had the short fluted hopper and some taller and some vertical and horizontal governors. Ive seen them both ways and mixed.
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I believe Don Worley does do the Jacobson thing.
I found and looked at the Jacobson web site by Don Worley. Mr Worley is probably the most knowledgeable person when it comes to Jacobson engines. Unfortunately I did not find many answers to my questions on his web site. I think that a Jacobson engine registry along with dated magazine ads with teach us a lot about these great engines.

Your help is required for this project. I can't do it alone as I only have one Jacobson engine.

Your can send me your engine pictures and data for the registry at: buzzcoil2@videotron.ca

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Don has all the information on Jacobson worley@westpa.net
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The Titusville engines starter in 1923
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Here is a Maynard you can add.
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Another Bullseye ad.
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