1929 Indian "Altoona" Hillclimber

[photo of 
1929 Indian Motorcycle]
    Designed by Charles B. Franklin,  the Indian  "Altoona"  engine was a distinctive new engine design.  Both camshafts,  as well as the crankshaft,  ran in self-aligning ball bearings,  and the combustion chamber was patterned after the  "Ricardo"  design.
Restoration by Brad Wilmarth
Petersburg, Virginia, USA

Installed:  April 12, 1997
Revised:  June 28, 2003