Author Topic: Western Electric Hawthorn Fan  (Read 281 times)

Offline Doug Rose

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Western Electric Hawthorn Fan
« on: September 09, 2021, 01:18:56 PM »
I was so excited to find this fan I didn't realize it was missing one of the supports.  >:(   BUT I don't think it would have mattered.

This is first day of cleanup and I am happy with it.,,,,so far!

You could not even see the label on the cage through the layers of paint.

Cage is bent and I will try to straighten it. The fan does work but missing the label over the back of the control.

I have never seen this WE Brand. Made in Hawthorn so I guess that was the designation.

Now to find a bracket....Doug
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Offline HowardPgh

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Re: Western Electric Hawthorn Fan
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2021, 03:04:53 PM »
Watch out Doug! Electric fans can be a very addictive hobby.
Howard

Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Western Electric Hawthorn Fan
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2021, 03:07:13 PM »
Watch out Doug! Electric fans can be a very addictive hobby.
Howard only WE fans, I got a one in July at Brimfield so one of them has to go....never seen the Hawthorn designation, I know it was a WE Plant....Doug
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Offline HowardPgh

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Re: Western Electric Hawthorn Fan
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2021, 03:11:27 PM »
Doug, I think that's a rebranded Westinghouse fan. The blades spin opposite (CCW) to a normal fan.
Howard

Offline Witty

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Re: Western Electric Hawthorn Fan
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2021, 06:21:00 PM »
Good job cleaning that up Doug.
As Howard alluded to, there are a lot of fan collectors out there, and several nice fan collection websites.
Your fan looks awesome!
Ken

Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Western Electric Hawthorn Fan
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2021, 06:29:23 PM »
Thanks Ken, only a few WE fans, this is my second big one, that means one has to go.

If anyone has a support arm that they think will fit, please let me know.....Doug
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Offline HowardPgh

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Re: Western Electric Hawthorn Fan
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2021, 10:06:09 AM »
If I had to choose, I would keep the Hawthorn. It is prettier. How big is it?
Howard

Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Western Electric Hawthorn Fan
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2021, 11:46:41 AM »
Hawthorn is 17" across the cage and 20.5 top to bottom.

I need a 6.5" support. Are they all the same?....Doug
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