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Solomano Gas Producer Unit

From the Collection of Friends of Kurth Kiln Worri Yallock Victoria

Description
This Gas Producer unit is obviously a home made construction for a specific application. Absence of any air-cooling facilities suggests these may have been fitted separately inside the engine compartment.
Object Registration
KK1304
Historical information
Les Solomano tells us this unit was made by their cousin Frank Solomano and mounted on the passenger side running board of his A Model Ford, Spare bads of charcoal were tied to the rear door, so passengers had to get in and out through the driver side doors.
When Made
circa 1940
Significance
It is the smallest Gas Producer unit we have seen
Inscriptions & Markings
No specific marlings
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM