MONTMAGNY PORTABLE


| July/August 1987


Last year, on a trip to Canada, Gerry Lestz happened to come across this Montmagny portable engine, manufactured by La Cie. Mfre. de Montmagny Ltee., of Montmagny, Quebec. We contacted Peter Ledwith of the Ontario Agricultural Museum, and he let us know that there was a similar engine in the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta.

John Kvill of the Reynolds-Alberta Museum identified this portable as one similar to the one in the Museum's collection and said they were evidently built about 1916 or 1917. He wrote:

'We have very little information on La Cie Montmagny Ltee other than they were one of the dozens of small manufacturers operating in Canada at that time. Our researcher says that it is very likely that very few of these engines were built, possibly as few as fifteen or twenty.'

Possibly some of our readers can add some more information if so, let us know!
















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