8 HP Nelson Gas Engine: A Family Heirloom

Early 8 hp Nelson gas engine resurfaces as family heirloom.

This 8 hp Nelson gas engine is one of approximately 18 known to the Barretts. Production figures no longer exist, but the line was known to stretch from 3 hp to 15 hp in hopper- and tank-cooled models.
Photo By Loretta Sorensen