"Blue" Riding Mower, 1956-1958

Artifact

Riding lawn mower

Date Made

1956-1958

Creators

Kohler Company 

Swanson, Norman F., 1919- 

Swanson, Curtis 

Place of Creation

United States, Illinois, Warrenville 

Creator Notes

Engine manufactured by Kohler Company. Norman and Curtis Swanson built the mower.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2018.139.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Norman F. Swanson.

Material

Metal
Rubber (Material)

Dimensions

Height: 38 in

Width: 47.5 in

Length: 47.5 in

Inscriptions

plaque on back: MODEL NO. K901 / SERIAL NO. 301541 / SPECIFICATION NO. 2764D / PLUG .025 / POINTS .020 / TAPPET CLEAR. COLD / IN. .006-EX. .012 / OIL CAPACITY 1 1/2 PINTS / SUMMER - SAE 30 / WINTER - SAE 10W / KOHLER CO. / KOHLER, WIS., U.S.A. / KOHLER OF KOHLER / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.

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