1910's Hendee Mfg. Co. (Indian Motorcycles) engine bearing the Hedstrom name, referring to Indian's chief engineer and co-founder, Oscar Hedström
The Indian Motocycle Co. was originally founded as the Hendee Manufacturing Company by George M. Hendee and co-founder and chief engineer Oscar Hedström in 1897 to manufacture bicycles. Both Hendee and Hedström were former bicycle racers and manufacturers, and they teamed up to produce a motorcycle with a 1.75 bhp, single cylinder engine in Hendee's home town of Springfield, MA.

In 1905, Indian built its first V-twin factory racer, and in following years made a strong showing in racing and record-breaking. In 1907 the company introduced the first street version V-twin and a roadster styled after the factory racer.
The Harley-Davidson fuel tank was apparently added at some point to make the display appear more complete, but the engine is an Indian, not a Harley.
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