The Beast

The Beast
The Beast

"The Beast" is a 1912 IHC 10 HP hit and miss engine at the farm of Norman and Donna McCourt, Lloydminster, Sask.

Trip
Trip

Loading for the trip to Stettler.

Disassembly
Disassembly

The disassembly was started. Everything was seized.

Breaking loose
Breaking loose

Breaking loose the piston in the cylinder with hydraulic pressure.

Clean and Paint
Clean and Paint

The engine was cleaned and painted.

Assembly
Assembly

Assembly progressing.

Timing Gears
Timing Gears

Details of the timing gears and governor.

Wagon
Wagon

The wagon was ready to have the engine installed. The wood beams are from elevator timbers.

Install
Install

The Beast is installed on the wagon.

Running again
Running again

The engine is running for the first time in about 80 years.

New Home
New Home

The Beast heading to its new home at the P&H Elevator.

Starting
Starting

Here is how the Beast is started. Come to the P&H Elevator and see the Beast in operation.