April May 2017 cover

April/May 2017
Volume 52, No. 3

On the cover: A massive Fairbanks-Morse diesel engine gets a second life.


features
Greg Dills and Bruce Heppler
Recycled Sparta Economy Engine
A 4 hp Sparta Economy engine gets saved from the recycler!
By Bruce Heppler
1942 350 hp Fairbanks-Morse Diesel Engine
1942 350 hp Fairbanks-Morse Diesel Engine
A massive Fairbanks-Morse diesel engine gets a second life.
By Bill Vossler
Jon Walker
Maytag Tractor, 29 Years Later
The son of the builder of a Maytag tractor featured in a 1989 article gives us an update.
By Jon Walker
eaton 1 hp
1919 Eaton Restoration — Part 2 of 3
Making governor weights, a latch arm and muffler for the Eaton from scratch.
By Peter Rooke
 fairbanks-morse engine Fairbanks-Morse Hoist Engine
From the archive: A factory photo of a Fairbanks-Morse 9 hp Type T hoist.
By the Gas Engine Magazine Staff
 



departments 
Richard Backus
Hit-and-Miss
A 5 hp Piersen and Good Intentions
By Richard Backus
challenge engine
Flywheel Forum
Challenge and Associated Engines; Fuller & Johnson Double Efficiency Correction; Help Herstmonceux Museum Identify a Generator Engine; Help Identify This Ice Cutting Machine; Who Made This Marine Engine?
Trevor Yerges
Young Iron: Trevor Yerges
Trevor Yerges of Jefferson, Wisconsin, loves his grandparents’ Lister diesel engines.
By the Gas Engine Magazine staff



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