1904 Marsh

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1904 Marsh Pictures

The battery is in the box beneath the seat, and the long chrome lever opens the exhaust valve slightly to ease starting.
The battery is in the box beneath the seat, and the long chrome lever opens the exhaust valve slightly to ease starting.

The 1904 Marsh was little more than a motorized bicycle, but was nicely designed and one set up for racing could go 60 mph.

The 442-cc single-cylinder engine had an atmospheric overhead intake valve and a mechanically activated side exhaust value.
The 442-cc single-cylinder engine had an atmospheric overhead intake valve and a mechanically activated side exhaust value.
In a practice common at the time, the Marsh used the engine as a structural frame member.
In a practice common at the time, the Marsh used the engine as a structural frame member.

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