Is the ECW an Elk?


I am writing reference the article on the machine above in your September 2019 issue.

I have no information concerning the machine as a whole, but my attention was immediately drawn by two unusual features on the engine.

Note the similarities between the Lincoln Elk and the ‘ECW’ featured in our September issue.

I own a 1909 Lincoln Elk and, as you will see from the attached photograph, it has a very similar design of cast bronze timing case cover and an unusual, horizontally split magneto chain cover.

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