Coolspring Spotlight: 1885 2 HP Schleicher, Schumm Otto

This 1885 2 HP Schleicher Schumm Otto, on display at the Coolspring Power Museum, was essentially the first attempt at a modern engine.

Crosshead piston design
The 1885 2 HP Schleicher, Schumm Otto has a crosshead piston design similar to steam engines of the day.
Photo courtesy Gas Engine Magazine staff