Engine Notes: Dispute, Clarification, and Confirmation

Some engine notes clarifying a mistaken engine identification, addressing dispute about C. Aultman engines, and confirming a personal interest story.

engine notes - mystery engine mistaken identification
The engine in the top half of this illustration was built by Empire Agricultural Works in Cobleskill, N.Y. It was misidentified as an Empire engine built by Hagerstown Steam Engine & Machine Co., Hagerstown, Md. The bottom half of the illustration shows the real Hagerstown Empire engine.
Illustration: Mike Rohrer