Hubbard was always looking for the latest machinery to make work more efficient on the campus. In the middle of June 1907, as reported in the Advertiser, “Last week the electric generator for the Roycrofters’ new electric plant arrived. You should have seen Bill Roth and Fred Yaw putting it in the cellar. Nearly broke their backs.
“This engine is a “special” made for the Roycrofters by the Lazier Gas Engine Co. and is about the finest piece of machinery that ever came to East Aurora. It is an upright engine with two cylinders, and will develop sixty horse power easily. It will be running in about a week and then you can come and see it.”
Come visit the Roycroft Campus in 2015 for a tour and discover this National Historic Landmark for yourself.