The Lang Center
1880 - 1904
1910 - 1917
1920 - 1946
1910 Knox Marine Engine
Knox engines were manufactured by the Camden Anchor-Rockland Machine Co. in Camden, Maine, in their foundry located where Megunticook Stream enters the harbor.
1912 Capital Marine Engine
Capital engines were manufactured in Augusta, Maine, by the Fifield brothers.
1915 Smith Motor Wheel
Some of the earliest motorcycles were made by fitting gasoline engines to modified bicycles.
The A-3 was Charles R. Lawrance's first aircraft engine. Intended for use in the Shinnecock lightplane, this 28-hp engine was used in the Breese Penguin, a non-flying pre-flight World War I trainer.
Originally developed for use in a motorcycle by French inventor Felix Millet, the rotary engine was used sporadically for years until it was resurrected by brothers Louis and Laurent Seguin.
The Gnome, the first successful rotary aero engine, was invented by Laurent and Giles Seguin in 1907-08.
Before WWI Hall-Scott of San Francisco and Curtiss of New York were the leading US producers of water-cooled engines.
The Liberty was designed to suit American mass production rather than the slow handwork used in Europe.
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