Detroit Motor Car Supply Company built
vertical two cycle stationary engines in size's 1.5, 2.5, 4, 6, 7.5-8, 9-10, 11-12,
13-15, 16-18, 18.5-20 horse power. The 1.5, 4, 6hp were built as a
single cylinder single flywheel tank cooled engine. The 2.5, 4 & 6
horse power hopper cooled engines with a single flywheel were first
introduced in 1911. They sported a unique looking round tapered hopper that was
bolted to the top of the head and cylinder some times referred to as the
"Spittoon engine" or "Flower Pot Engine". The 7.5-8, 9-10 hp were single cylinder
tank cooled engines
with two flywheels that looked almost
identical to the Detroit stationary engines. The DMC
twin cylinder with two flywheels tank cooled were built in 11-12, 13-15, 16-18, 18.5-20 horse
power and also looked very close to the Detroit Engine Works twin
Sandow eight page advertisement
Sandow 1913 catalog featuring the hopper cooled engine
Sandow 1914 catalog.
The Sandow family of farm engines.
Marine engine that have been converted into stationary engines.
DMC Throttling Valve
Sectional view of engine, fuel feeder-injector &
non-return air intake valve.
Sandow Advertisements & old photos