Jack Craib's Rowboat Motor Information Site
Joy Engineering Company
Chicago, Illinois

For more information:

  • Check out Arlan Carter's book.
  • Check out Peter Hunn's book.
  • Don't forget the The Outboarder Achives posted by Skip Hagerman.
    Keep in mind that much information thought correct at one time has been revised as more literature and more motors have been discovered and studied.
Below in this puff piece is illustrated the earlier style Joymotor.
The earliest ads or mentions of any kind relating to a motor that was for sale I could find were in 1915 sports magazines.

The earliest mention of the Joy Engineering Company I found was from December 1914, in a list of newly incorporated firms.