Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Unknown Antique Marine Engine

 Dave Lees

A reader seeks any information on the origin and manufacturer of his marine engine found in the Chesapeake Bay.


Coolspring Spotlight Circa-1896 3 hp Warren No. 1

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

A circa-1896 3 hp Warren brought to the museum in 1993 is a very rare inverted-vertical engine.


The White Lily Engine Connection

By Glenn Thompson

The story of the White Lily Washer Co., the Schmidt Bros. Co. Engine Works and a White Lily engine in Texas.


Patent Page: Auxiliary Cooling Fan

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

A stationary engine cooling fan for White Lily and Schmidt Bros. engines pushed cooling air across the engine’s cylinder, but became obsolete after superior methods arose.


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Wooden Aermotor Engine Base

 Charles Wise

A reader shares an image from an 1911 advertisement that shows an Aermotor engine on a wooden base.


Several Questions About Unknown Engine

 Andy Staricka

A reader has questions about an old engine he bought recently, including manufacturer, origin, age and horsepower.


Seeking Sieverkropp Engine Information

 Ellie Forgach

A reader’s father owns a 1910 Sieverkropp engine and is hoping to obtain more information on it.


The Story of an Elusive Palm Engine

A small Palm engine finds its way to Paul Harvey, but it’s a mystery as to who made it and why.