Did I do any discoveries?, indeed I did.
I found a really cool old gearbox.
A Harley gearbox, of course it was.
But this specific gearbox was in its time a big change for the Milwaukee factory.
For Harley as most manufacturers it all started with belt pulleys with slipping mechanisms allowing the rider to halt. Further on the rear wheel hub gears was tried and abandoned in 1914, finally in 1915 the gearbox was an option for the modern man, who dared.
Below are brave words from Harley`s 1915 sales brochure;