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September 30, 2011

Airplane engine

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Airplane engine

Eight-cylinder, water-cooled Curtiss OX-5 airplane engine.  Manufactured by the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation in 1918.  A similar engine was used to power Charles Lindbergh’s Curtiss JN-4 “Jenny.”

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