High Country Adventure

Canadian collector hunts for gas engines in abandoned mining camps in the mountains.

The 1899 Fairbanks-Morse 22 hp, showing the crankshaft attached to the large gear wheel and remnants of governor-side flywheel. “That took three hours of backbreaking digging,” Jordan says. “My friends have given huge amounts of time and labor helping with retrievals. It really is something, the labor these guys have put in.”
Photo courtesy Jordan Meeker