Big Things Happen With Little Engines at Pennsylvania Model Engine Show
George Luhrs is surrounded with scale projects at the 2005 Cabin Fever show in York, Pa
Look closely – the engine George is fiddling with is an operating 4-stroke with a 1/4-inch bore. Another completed copy sits in the foreground.
Doug Kelley’s 1/16-scale 300 HP Snow double-acting tandem.
Riley Moore’s scratch-built 1/3-scale IHC Famous.
The cylinders spin around the stationary crankshaft on Roland Gaucher’s 1/4-scale 1917 Bentley rotary radial.
Don Hoxie’s Gothic beam engine.
Brian Larocque did the machine work on Roger Grosser’s 1/2-scale Pearl steam engine.
Dale Detrich built this 4-cylinder opposed engine from a design by Philip Duclos.
Richard Yeagley scaled down the working fuel pump for his freelance Chevy small block (inset) from a unit he bought at a local auto parts store. The engine, about 6 inches long, should run once Richard’s done. Richard also displayed a running V-12 M