Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

1921 1-1/2hp Sandwich Engine

 Story and photos by Ryan Anderson

Learn how Ryan Anderson managed to find an old Sandwich engine invoice and track down its corresponding machinery. It’s a reunion 97 years in the making.


1943 300hp Atlas Imperial

Story and photos by Jim Kirkes

Learn about this giant World War II-era Atlas Imperial diesel and how it was recused from a garbage scow and put on display for all to see.


Circa-1986 Petter Diesel Generator

Story and photos by Glenn Thompson

Learn about the durable, reliable 1986 Petter Diesel Generator that Harold Sohner managed to track down to power the backup power system for his work shop.


Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1915 150hp Turner-Fricke

Article by the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Learn about the massive 1915 150hp Turner-Frike once a part of a trio of engines used to power the Pennsylvania Gas Co.’s pumping station.


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Patent Page: Make-and-Break, Take 2

Article by the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Learn about the Tremper’s igniter scheme’s move away from a spring-loaded rod in the piston to a more stationary sparking strip.


Waterloo Boy K Memories

Story by Bill Vossler | Photos by Jim Faith

Check out Emma Riese’s impressive restoration of her late father’s 1921 Waterloo Boy K 2hp water-cooled engine.


Adapted 2-Cylinder Engine Designs

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Help us figure out how many adapted engine designs similar to this Schramm compressor were created, produced, and by which companies.


1921 2hp Waterloo Boy K

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

This 1921 2hp Waterloo Boy K was restored by Emma Riese in honor of her late father, Bryon Riese, and was restored with parts from a Wonder engine.



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