Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Circa-1920 Aermotor 2-1/2 hp General Purpose Engine

By Glenn Thompson

Dierre and Becky Smith rescue an Aermotor General Purpose engine from a nearby estate sale.


Coolspring Spotlight: 1910 35 hp Bessemer Twin

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

This 35 hp Bessemer twin engine at the Coolspring Power Museum was originally installed in a Pennsylvania courthouse to provide electricity.


Fun Facts: John Deere E and EP Engine Trivia

By Jim White

We add information on the John Deere E and EP engines from the John Deere Archives.


Patent Page: La Verne W. Noyes’ Lighter Engine Base

 By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

A new engine base design by La Verne W. Noyes would have allowed manufacturers to dispense of big, heavy bases.


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Circa-1918 Emerson-Brantingham Model U

By Bill Vossler

Glen Westphal prefers to bring odd or uncommon engines to shows, including his Emerson-Brantingham Model U that once belonged to his father.


Single-Cylinder Beilfuss Automobile Engine

By David Pfaff

A museum staff member shares a Beilfuss automobile engine that was donated to the museum.


Scale Gas Engines and Conveyer

By M. Moyers

A reader shares his scale gas engines and conveyer he built to load and unload his engines.


Evansville Boy Scout Gas Engine

By Jim Saxon

A reader seeks more details about his Evansville Boy Scout engine.