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Old 06-10-2018, 07:30:47 PM
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Default Wilson Machine Co., Des-Moines.

Were all water hopper Wilson Machine Co. engines 1-1/2hp or were they also available in larger sizes?
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Denis,
I've only seen 1 1/2 hp Wilson engines but this advertising cut claims 1 1/2 & 3 hp.
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Default Re: Wilson Machine Co., Des-Moines.

I've seen in he same info Doug has. I have hunted for the three H.P. and have had no luck. I would love to own one , if it could be had. Perhaps the three never got past the prototype stage. The "Old War Horse" engine pictures I have seen ,were all 1.5 H.P. also.
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Here are many more pictures of the Wilson-Des Moines we have here in Canada:
http://buzzcoil.brinkster.net/Wilson...e/page101.html

Lets see pictures of other Wilson Machine Co. engines.
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The "Old War Horse" engine pictures I have seen ,were all 1.5 H.P. also.
I would like to see pictures of the "Old War Horse" if anyone have some.
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Denis,
I took these two photos at the '05 Bernardston, Mass. show. At least one of these had the Warhorse raised letters on the side I did not capture.
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