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C.H. Wendels’s Literature Archive

Gas Engine Magazine has been following the consolidation of C.H. Wendel’s amazing collection, following his passing in 2019. The gas engine community lost a highly influential man who served as a gateway to the history behind the hobby. He will forever be missed. This rare collection of vintage gas engine and tractor literature and photographs will keep you mesmerized for ...

Staff | Mar 8, 2021

Museums and Shows

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1917 50hp Miller

Company: Miller Improved Gas Engine Co. Springfield, Ohio Year: 1917 Serial Number: 1706 Horsepower: 50 Bore: 13 in Stroke: 20in Weight: 70,000lb Ignition: Dual spark plug with magneto and battery and coil Governing: Throttle Owner: Reid and Ellis Wellman Founded by Charles A. Miller in 1897, the Miller Gas Engine Company was located in ...

Staff | Jan 5, 2021

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1893 Jigger Details

While performing a recent search of events in Gleichen, Alberta, I came across a photo of a gas-engine operated jigger. The photo is in the Glenbow Museum Archives, image number: NA-448-5. The date is listed as 1893 and the title states the jigger shown is the first to be run on any railroad in the world. Gleichen was the Canadian Pacific Railroad western headquarters at that ...

Staff | Jul 1, 2021

Q And A

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Young Iron: Solomon Rees

Q: How long have you been collecting gas engines?A: I’ve been collecting gas engines since I was 9 years old.Q: What attracted you to the hobby?A: There was a Briggs & Stratton Model WMB engine in the back of our barn, and I restored it all by myself.Q: Who else in your family collects engines?A: My father also collects engines.Q: What engines do you have in your collection?A: ...

| Apr 22, 2013


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Jul 14, 2021

Gas Engine Magazine

Preserving the History of Internal Combustion Engines