Foos 'Junior' 6 horsepower hopper-cooled oil engine, serial no. 31151, manufactured by the Foos Gas Engine Co., Springfield, Ohio, United States of America, circa 1904. Foos engines were distributed in Australasia by W & J Lempriere of 506 Little Collins Street Melbourne as sole agents.

Originally a stationary engine that has been mounted on a wheeled transport frame. Purchased from Mr Maurie Ohlsen, Talbot, Victoria, 1985.

Physical Description

portable oil engine, attached to a base with four metal wheels.

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