Heritage Collection of Rare Gasoline Engines

Virginia enthusiast’s collection of unique and rare gas engines built on family roots

Heritage Collection
The sideshaft mechanism is shown, and ignition is provided by a "star-wheel" igniter. The igniter utilizes a small insulated wire that "rubs" a wheel resembling a star. When the point of the star rubs off the wire, a hefty spark is produced. The heavy red governor weights on the sideshaft are also visible
Photo By Bill Vossler