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Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company, 1927-1939 and n. d. | Historical Construction Equipment Association

By Thomas Berry

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Collection Overview

Title: Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company, 1927-1939 and n. d.Add to your cart.

ID: 1/101/525

Primary Creator: Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company (1862-1942)

Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Group 1, Machinery Records, is arranged by subseries, record format, record type, machine class, and publication date (where known).

Subjects: Bulldozer Pump, D. C. Stover, Dealership solicitation, Deming, Diaphragm pump, Diesel engine, Diesel generator, Drag saw, F. E. Myers, Factory, Freeport, Illinois, Fuel oil engine, Gas engine, Goulds Pumps, Hammermill, Kerosene engine, Lime mill, Minneapolis Equipment Company, Oil-Rite, Piston pump, Pump jack, Saw frame, Stephenson County Gas Engine Club, Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company

Forms of Material: Brochure, Catalog, Correspondence, Line card, Performance chart, Sales correspondence, Sales literature, Spec sheet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of sales literature discussing the company’s products.

Collection Historical Note

Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company was founded by D. C. Stover in 1862, and was headquartered in Freeport, Illinois. Stover manufactured a wide range of products, including gas and diesel engines, tractor parts and accessories, grinders, saws, tank heaters, stock waterers, corn shellers, hammermills, bicycles, windmills and barbed wire. Stover ceased operations in 1942, and the company’s records are preserved by the Stephenson County Gas Engine Club, Freeport, Illinois.

Biographical Note

Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company was founded by D. C. Stover in 1862, and was headquartered in Freeport, Illinois. Stover manufactured a wide range of products, including gas and diesel engines, tractor parts and accessories, grinders, saws, tank heaters, stock waterers, corn shellers, hammermills, bicycles, windmills and barbed wire. Stover ceased operations in 1942, and the company’s records are preserved by the Stephenson County Gas Engine Club, Freeport, Illinois.

Subject/Index Terms

Bulldozer Pump
D. C. Stover
Dealership solicitation
Deming
Diaphragm pump
Diesel engine
Diesel generator
Drag saw
F. E. Myers
Factory
Freeport, Illinois
Fuel oil engine
Gas engine
Goulds Pumps
Hammermill
Kerosene engine
Lime mill
Minneapolis Equipment Company
Oil-Rite
Piston pump
Pump jack
Saw frame
Stephenson County Gas Engine Club
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company

Administrative Information

Repository: Historical Construction Equipment Association

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.

Acquisition Method: This is an artificial collection comprised of records from multiple accessions. Initial records in this collection were received from the Judd Griffith Collection, Accession 2000-0113. Additional records have been received from:


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Group 1: Machinery records, 1927-1939 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Series 1: Sales literature, 1927-1939 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Subseries 1: Judd Griffith Collection, standard format, 1927-1939 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General product line, 1930-1939Add to your cart.
Item 1: Bulletin No. 35, Form 2976, May 1930Add to your cart.
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company sales literature: Catalog and spec sheet discusses 117, 118, 210, 212, 807, 809, 827, 831, 832, 834, 849, 850 and Type K gas engine; 701, 702 and 703 fuel oil engine; drag saw; pump jack; and 705, 706, 720, 721, 730, 731, 740 and 741 Oil-Rite gas engine and kerosene engine. Line card illustrates agricultural hammermill, burr mill, windmill, saw frame, corn sheller and pump jack.
Item 2: Catalog No. 37, Form 3402, Mar 1935Add to your cart.
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company sales literature: Catalog and spec sheet discusses DV, MV, MVH and XVH gas engine; 5hp and 10 hp diesel engine and diesel generator; 117, 118, 210, 212, 807,809, 831, 832, 850 and Type K gas engine; 705, 706, 720, 721, 730, 731, 740 and 741 Oil-Rite gas engine and kerosene engine; and 197, 198, 199, 201, 202, 203, 205, 2069, 207, 854 and 855 pump jack (direct connected pumping unit).
Item 3: General Catalog No. 75, Form 3679, Jul 1939Add to your cart.
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company sales literature: Catalog, spec sheet and performance chart discuss 502, 515, 530, 535, 540, 705, 720, 730, 740, 807, 809, 831, 832, 850, 1030, 1030A, 1030D, 1031, 1031A, 1031C, 1080, 1080B, 1081, 1081B, 1081C, 1082, CT1, CT2, CT3, CT4, DV1, DV2, DVA, DVA2, Type K, MV, MV2, MV5 and MV6 gas engine; 205 pump jack; 1205, 1206, 1207 and 1208 diesel engine; hammermill for agricultural applications; grain elevating hopper; feed grinder; feed mill; sheller; lime mill; saw frame; gas drag saw; stock tank heater; windmill; pump jack; and fountain. Includes aerial view of factory.
Folder 2: Gas engines, 1927-1939 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Item 1: Catalog No. 27, Form 2519, n. d.Add to your cart.
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company sales literature: Catalog and spec sheet discusses No. 4, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 104, 114, 117, 118, 121, 124, 125, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 210, 211, 212, 213, 800, 801, 803, 804, 806, 808, 811, 812, 813, 814, 815, 816, 825, 826, 827, 831, 832, 834, 836, 839, 848, 849, 850, 851, 852, 853, 854, 855, 858, 859, 860, 861, 862, 863, 864, 865, 866, 866, 867, 872, 873, 874 and Type K gas engine; 700, 701, 702 and 703 fuel oil engine; No. 4 and No. 200 pump jack; and application to F . E. Myers 612, 613 and 614 Bulldozer Pump; Deming Oil-Rite and Gardner piston pump; and Goulds Pumps 1223 and 1649 diaphragm pump.
Item 2: Bulletin No. 28, Form No. 2724, Jul 1927Add to your cart.
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company sales literature: Catalog and spec sheet discusses 117, 118, 210,212, 800, 803, 807, 809, 827, 831, 832, 834, 849, 850, 876, 877, 878, 879 and Type K gas engine.
Item 3: Vertical Power Unit, Form No. 3241, Dec 1932Add to your cart.
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company sales literature: Brochure and spec sheet discusses one-cylinder, two-cylinder and four-cylinder gas engine vertical power unit, and 705, 706, 720, 721, 730, 731, 740 and 741 Oil-Rite gas engine and kerosene engine.
Item 4: Catalog No. 44, Form No. 3689, Sep 1939Add to your cart.
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company sales literature: Catalog, spec sheet and performance chart discuss 502, 515, 530, 535, 807, 809, 831, 832, 850, 1030, 1030A, 1030D, 1031, 1031A, 1031C, 1080, 1080B, 1081, 1081B, 1081C, CT1, CT2, CT3, CT4, DV1, DV2, DVA, DVA2, Type K, MV, MV2, MV5 and MV6 gas engine; 705, 706, 720, 721, 730, 731, 740 and 741 Oil-Rite gas engine and kerosene engine.
Folder 3: Diesel engines, 1934 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Item 1: Bulletin No. 50, n. d.Add to your cart.
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company sales literature: Brochure, spec sheet and performance chart discuss 1205, 1206, 1207, 1208, 1210, 1211, 1215 and 1216 diesel engine and diesel generator.
Item 2: Stover Diesel Engine, Form 3359, Jun 1934Add to your cart.
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company sales literature: Brochure and spec sheet discuss D5 and D8 5hp and 10hp diesel engine and diesel generator.
Folder 4: Lime mills, 1935Add to your cart.
Item 1: Form 3496, Nov 1935Add to your cart.
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company sales literature: Brochure and spec sheet discusses 101 Limestone Pulverizer hammermill, and use of lime in agriculture.
Folder 5: Correspondence, May 1933Add to your cart.
Stover Manufacturing & Engine Company sales correspondence: Gas engine dealership solicitation for Minneapolis Equipment Company.


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