The Legend of Briggs & Stratton

A Must have for the Serious Briggs & Stratton Collector.

This 210 page ( Hard Cover ) book by Jeffrey L. Rodengen covers the history of Briggs & Stratton from 1908-1995.

A beautiful book with great pictures, and classic photos dating as far back as 1908!  This is a great book for anyone interested in early engines and equipment.

Read about and see the extraordinary history of the rugged gasoline engine that powered America, and the company behind it. The Legend of Briggs & Stratton traces the history of Briggs & Stratton.

This book sells on line and in book stores for the List Price of $39.95.

 This book covers all of the of Briggs & Stratton history starting out with when Stephen F. Briggs and Harold M. Stratton got together.

A portion of the book covers the two Automobiles B&S made in 1908 and the various automobile products.

Other topics include the 1919 purchase of the Smith Motor Wheel that made the Type J Flyer possible.  The book also covers the Refrigerators & Radios B&S manufactured.

See all of the engines that Briggs & Stratton made starting with the first engine - the Model " P " complete with pictures.

Chapters:

  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  • CHAPTER 1.        BEGINNINGS

  • CHAPTER 2.        AUTOMOTIVE SPECIALTIES AND BASCO

  • CHAPTER 3.        THE MOTOR WHEEL

  • CHAPTER 4.        THE BIRTH OF THE SMALL ENGINE

  • CHAPTER 5.        REFRIGERATORS AND RADIOS

  • CHAPTER 6.        OLE EVINRUDE AND THE MARINE INDUSTRY

  • CHAPTER 7.        POWERING RURAL AMERICA

  • CHAPTER 8.        THE THIRTIES

  • CHAPTER 9.        WORLD WAR II

  • CHAPTER 10.      POST- WAR AMERICA

  • CHAPTER 11.      TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION

  • CHAPTER 12.      MOVING SOUTH

  • CHAPTER 13.      REORGANIZATION AND THE 1990s

  • CHAPTER 14.      VISION FOR TOMORROW

  • NOTES TO SOURCES

  • INDEX

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  • INTRODUCTION

ISBN 0-945903-11-1

YOUR INVESTMENT FOR THIS RARE COLLECTIBLE IS $18.95, INCLUDING SHIPPING AND HANDLING!

 

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