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Maytag Co., Newton, Iowa

Manufacturer: Maytag Co., Newton, IowaModel: 92 Year: 1937 Serial number: 791010 Horsepower: 3/4 hp Bore and stroke: 2-1/2in x 2in Ignition: Magneto Type FY-ED4 Additional info: Luke, age 9 at the time of submission, likes to work on old rusty iron with Grandpa. Owner: Luke Barbian, c/o Charlie Barbian, Alexandria, KYWant more antique engines? Check out our Antique Gas Engine ...

| Nov 2, 2015

Gas Engines Collections

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Goes and Goes Right: New Way Collection

James Johnson got interested in gas engines when he made the 1,600-mile trip from his home in Chehalis, Washington, to the WMSTR (Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion) show in Rollag, Minnesota, in 1980. Now 76, James had been there with his father in 1955, but that 1980 trip was different. “Since my dad had passed away, I spent a lot of time with my father’s brothers, ...

| Jul 15, 2020

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Gas Engines Company History

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Gas Engine Pioneer: Sir Dugald Clerk

Dugald Clerk in 1904 Does the above name ring a bell with you? Of course it does! He’s the gent who invented the Clerk Cycle of engine operation. And who was the major maker of that type of engine in America? Joseph Reid. So now it all comes together for you. But for this article, we are going to journey across the pond to Scotland, and see what we can learn about this most ...

| Jul 15, 2020


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Steinhoff’s Seven Engine Trailer

What better way to haul a collection of engines from show to show than having them mounted on a trailer? “It’s all pretty much self-storing, I just hook on the trailer, everything is on there, all the belts line up, all I have to do is pull them out and remember which belt goes where and we’re ready to roll,” said Clifford Steinhoff. Clifford and Teresa Steinhoff are the ...

Staff | Feb 25, 2021

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The John Deere Model E: Important Dates and Milestones

This work is the result of two very different efforts. One of us (David) had been developing a John Deere engine timeline for many years. That timeline was easy to look at to quickly grasp a visual image of when various versions of the Model E were introduced. Many key dates were in the fine print. The other of us (Rie) learned from his father: “If it’s worth doing it’s worth ...

Staff | May 10, 2021

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Preserving the History of Internal Combustion Engines