Gas Engines
The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

1912 Stover 4 hp Vertical Engine

Ike Lockridge turns a Stover vertical from a wreck into a running engine.

Big Bore: 1907 1,100 hp Snow

The Northwest Michigan Engine and Threshers Club rescues a titan of an engine.

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Coolspring: Discovering America's Finest Antique Engine Museum

The Coolspring Power Museum in Coolspring, Pa., has been recognized as housing the world’s finest collection of early and historically significant internal combustion engines. Designated a Mechanical Engineering Heritage Collection by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the museum boasts a collection of more than 250 engines in 20 buildings, 40 of which are profiled here in a museum overview.

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1903 5 HP Reliable



Hosted by Max Armstrong and featuring the International Harvester Co. 1915 Mogul and 1917 Titan tractors magnificently restored by C.H. Wendel and Mary Kelch. Other classic tractors include: 1940 Silver King R-38, 1958 John Deere 420V, 1940 Ferguson TO-20, 1958 Massey-Ferguson 35 Deluxe, 1953 Cockshutt 20, 1939 Farmall F-20, 1936 John Deere DI, 1954 Oliver 66 Diesel, 1940 Farmall H and Number 8 Little Genius Plow, 1958 Minneapolis-Moline 2 Star Crawler, 1962 Allis-Chalmers D-15, 1959 John Deere 630 and Model 227 Cornpicker, and a 1956 Case 400 High Clearance. In addition, this video has a feature segment on the Classic Tractors Calendar Club's 15th reunion at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's "Back to the Farm Reunion" in Boonville, Mo. 2004. Run time: 75 minutes.



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