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Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

4 hp IHC Famous Hit Miss Gas Engine

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Watch this famous hit and miss 4 hp IHC gas engine.

Rare Rumsey Williams Integral Frame Gas Engine

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

10 Hp Rumsey-Williams throttle governed gas engine. The integral wagon frame and open crankcase is beautifully cast and finished.

3hp IHC Verticle Hit-and-Miss Gas Engine

By the Gas Engine Staff

Watch Tom Winland’s 3hp IHC verticle hit-and-miss engine with a rare natural gas carburetor.

Pattin Brothers Gas Engine

By the Gas Engine Staff

A year of repairs and restoration and this 15hp Pattin Brothers engine starts for the first time in over 30 years.


Spark Plug Cleaning

Letter submitted by Dave Irey

Save money by learning a new way to adapt a pneumatic air spark plug cleaner for use on older model-size plugs.

Piersen Motor A347

Letter submitted by Charlie Hartle

Piersen Motor A347 mounted with a Dixie trip impulse magneto found on a farm in Marshall County belted to pump jack.

Patent Page: Gearless Weber Inverted Vertical

Article by Richard Backus

George Webber patented the inverted vertical engine design in 1891 but abandoned this vertical engine a few years later, instead opting for his more well-known horizontal design.

Back to My Roots and Looking Forward

Column by Christian Williams

Congratulate Richard Backus on scaling back as a new Editorial Director of Ogden Publications steps in.


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