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Jacobson Machine Mfg. Co., Warren, Pennsylvania


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I was sent pictures of this beautifully restored Sturdy Jack pumper hopper cooled Jacobson here: http://buzzcoil.brinkster.net/moody/page133.html

The last picture is of the pump house where the engine was retrieved from.

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This Junior Sturdy Jack had been in the Jacobson registry for a while now but I only received pictures of it yesterday. Here are the pictures of this beautifully restored engine: http://buzzcoil.brinkster.net/moody/page134.html

Note the shipping invoice dated July 1, 1915 in the last picture.

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Here is a 1908 ad by Ashton Starke, Richmond, Va. They were farm implement dealers selling Jacobson engines at that time. By 1910 Ashton Starke was selling Gilson engines.

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This is something that I knew existed but took a while to get. It is from a 1922 Sanborn map which was published in 1922. These maps were used for insurance purposes. This one is in the archives of the City of Warren. The maps were updated by the city to reflect changes, thus the handwritten "burned" on some of the buildings. The buildings which burned were the Jacobson parts of which now had become Warren Gear. Followers of the site know that most of the buildings burned in 1923. The only remains of the complex is a portion of a corner of a building in the lower right corner which mostly is covered by a pile of dirt. The last intact building- the garage was torn down about 15 years ago. The site now a salvage yard. You can now compare the map to previous pictures I posted of the factory buildings. You may note that several gas were onsite, including three 60 HP ones which were no doubt Jacobsons. None remain.
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I'm giving this very informative thread a bump. I've read that the portable engines were painted green and not maroon. Does anyone know what shade of green or have a paint code for it?
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The color of green is close to the old very dark Stover paint. I custom mixed my green so I have no paint number. Look at serial number 2184 on the Jacobson registry.
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That photo is exactly what I needed. I just cut the oak yesterday so I'll be putting one of your cart casting kits together soon. Thanks for the info!
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I'm giving this very informative thread a bump.
Perhaps it is time to add a few more Jacobson engines to the Jacobson engine registry. Is your Jacobson registered yet? I will gladly add it to the registry for you.

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Here is a 2 1/4hp UNITO I picked up this winter. As far as I can tell its on its original skids and trucks.
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Here is a 2 1/4hp UNITO I picked up this winter.
Interestingly the next Jacobson also made it to the Jacobson registry.
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