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The 1¼ hp. Handy Andy
The Handy Andy style was made from 1926 through 1935, with several variations. There were two different governors used. One was the single weight on the inside of the flywheel, and the other was the more familiar double weight that spread apart as the speed increased. I don't know for sure which is older, but I'd guess the single weight would be. There were also two styles of splash cover. One was plain and the other had a rectangular cap on top. There were two styles of brass name tag as well. One said "Handy Andy", while the other said "The Galloway Co.". Some Handy Andy's had a serial number stamped on the end of the crankshaft and some didn't. These numbers didn't follow the same sequence as the rest of Galloway's engines, but seemed to be confined to the Handy Andy line. These somewhat rare engines are prized by collectors today, fetching very high prices at auction.
The air cooled Galloways were made in two styles, one with a cooling fan and the other with a second exhaust port in place of the fan. The dual ported style appeared around 1910, but didn't last very long, presumably because it didn't cool as well as the fan style. The fan style was made from about 1907 to 1915.
1¾ hp. Hopper Cooled "Boss
of the Farm"
Galloway also made the "Boss of the Farm" engines in a hopper cooled style. These were also made from about 1907 to 1915. This one is on an original Galloway cart.
2¼ hp. Early Style
There were two styles of 2 ¼ hp. engines, what I call the early and late style. These early ones are primarily differentiated by the squared, straight hopper and the oiler placed behind the hopper. The one pictured on the left has the optional "butter churn pulley" attached. This was a gear reduction pulley allowing the operator to run something at a slow speed, such as a butter churn. These were made from about 1907 to 1915.
2¼ hp. Late Style
The late style 2 ¼ hp. engine had a flared out hopper with the oiled piped through it. Galloway began making them about 1915.
3 hp. Engine
This is what Galloway called the "Bulldog" style, introduced about 1918. There was an earlier 3 hp. Galloway, but it was just the 2½ hp. engine being rerated from 350 to 375 rpm.
4 hp. Engine
This engine appeared about 1914, and within three or four years was rerated to 5 hp.
5 hp. Roundrod Engine
The roundrod engines are those having a round connecting rod. They are pre-1915. The cast rod (I-beam) engines appeared about 1913 along with the "Masterpiece" style of engine.
5 hp. Engine
This is the "Masterpiece" style of engine with the cast rod, as well as rounded edges on the hopper and head, and the fluted opening in the hopper. Galloway began phasing in the cast rods and the Masterpiece style around 1913. There are several old style engines with cast rods, as well as rounded heads on engines with old style hoppers. This leads one to believe that they just started using the new parts here and there, while using up any old parts they still had. This engine was expertly restored by Jeff Holbrook.
6 hp. Roundrod Engine
This is an early 6 hp. Galloway roundrod with a speed setting device on the governor.
7 hp. Galloway Engine & Sawrig
This is the 7hp. engine and sawrig that originally belonged to my great-grandfather. He bought it new in 1926. It was used by him and his son (my grandfather), to saw cordwood on their farm in Virginia. It was used up until about 1945, when it was retired to a barn.
9 hp. Engine
These big engines were used as stationary power sources running mills, line shafts, etc.
16 hp. Engine
This is a rare, 16 hp. Galloway engine, beautifully restored by Dave Rotigel (pictured on the right). There aren't very many of these large Galloways around.
Galloway Parts Bag
These were furnished with the engines, and contained small parts like extra mica insulation washers and screws and bolts.
Galloway Battery Box
This one even has an old dry cell battery still in it.
Galloway Burr Mill
Galloway Cream Separator
Galloway Bear Cat Tractor
This is a rare Galloway Bear Cat tractor. They also made another tractor called the Farmobile. During WWII, about 200 of the Bear Cats were shipped to Great Britain, but they defaulted on the sale which led to the reorganization of the company.
Galloway Watch Fobs
Galloway Wheel Chocks & Oil
These were apparently furnished by Galloway with each engine, though this is the only set I know of. The wheel chocks look expertly made. These belong to this late style 2¼ hp. engine on an original Galloway cart.