Home | Classifieds | History | Technical | Links | Store | About Us | Email
Topics Topics Edit Profile Profile Help/Instructions Help Member List Register  
Search Last 1|3|7 Days Search Search Tree View Tree View  

Viking Oil Engines

Old Marine Engine » Diesel Inboards » Viking Oil Engines « Previous Next »

Author Message
Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message

andrew
Moderator
Username: andrew

Post Number: 813
Registered: 11-2001


Posted on Saturday, July 17, 2004 - 01:34 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I received the following:

quote:

Hello, I am Robert LeCoque with the Markey Machinery Co. in Seattle, WA. I recenly came accross your website when I was looking for any information on the Viking Oil Engines that Markey produced in the teens and twenties. We recently moved from our original address after 87 years and in clearing out the building, I came upon some of the Viking engine information. I was wondering if anyone out there had ever heard of or seen a Viking Oil Engine?
These engines came in 1, 2, 3, & 4 cylinder configurations and were sold to a broad variety of marine applications. Because not all boats then had compressed air available to start one of these Vikings, Markey also produced a small gas powered air compressor consisting of two cylinders, one being the 4-stroke gas engine and the other set up as a compressor. They included the use of Ford Model-T parts for the pistons, rods, valves, carburator, and ignition. I actually own one of these and have found the original drawings for them.

I tried posting this on the discussion board for Diesel Inboards, but the photos must have been too large and it would not let me. I thought that the photos I have might be interesting to you. Feel free to e-mail me if anyone has any information on a Viking Oil Engine as I would like to find one.

Thank You,

Robert LeCoque
Markey Machinery Co., Inc.
ralecoque@markeymachinery.com



1
2
3
4
5
6

Add Your Message Here
Post:
Bold text Italics Underline Create a hyperlink Insert a clipart image

Username: Posting Information:
This is a public posting area. Enter your username and password if you have an account. Otherwise, enter your full name as your username and leave the password blank. Your e-mail address is optional.
Password:
E-mail:
Options: Automatically activate URLs in message
Action:

Administration Administration Log Out Log Out   Previous Page Previous Page Next Page Next Page

Home | Classifieds | History | Technical | Links | Store | About Us | Email
&copy 2005 OldMarineEngine.com, P.O. Box 188, Forest Dale, VT 05745-0188 • Phone: 802-247-4864 • All rights reserved.
   Marine Engine Seloc Repair Manual Lookup Tool

marine gas engine repair and restoration