Young Iron: Nate Bolduc

Nate Bolduc has only been collecting gas engines for a year and a half but already has an impressive collection.

| August/September 2013

  • Nate Bolduc at Massachusetts Fair
    Nate tinkers with his engines at a Massachusetts fair. 
    Photo Courtesy Nate Bolduc
  • Nate Bolduc Collects Gas Engines
    Nate Bolduc of Chester, Mass., has been collecting gas engines for about a year and a half. 
    Photo Courtesy Nate Bolduc

  • Nate Bolduc at Massachusetts Fair
  • Nate Bolduc Collects Gas Engines

Take a quick glance at the exhibitors and attendees at gas engine shows, and it’s easy to think that this is an older person’s hobby. But take a closer look and you’ll find a growing number of younger enthusiasts. You’ll meet them in Young Iron.

Q: How long have you been collecting gas engines? 

A: I have been collecting for about a year and a half.

Q: What attracted you to the hobby? 



A: I am a gear head, so I love to watch and learn about the mechanicals of these engines. I just find them fascinating to watch.

Q: Who else in your family collects engines?