1910 Olds Gasoline Engine

Engines A to Z: 8 HP Olds engine, manufactured by Olds Gasoline Engine Works, Lansing, Mich.

| December 2013/January 2014

  • This engine was restored in 2010 by Lyle Calvin. He used high-end DuPont Imron paint. The paint color and pinstriping are very close to the original. The wood skid and battery box are ash wood. Four hundred hours of labor were put into the body work.
    Photo Courtesy Dan Hice

Company: Olds Gasoline Engine Works, Lansing, Michigan.
Year: Circa 1910
Model: 5AK
Horsepower: 8
Fuel: Propane, but can also run on gasoline or kerosene
Additional info: This engine was restored in 2010 by Lyle Calvin. He used high-end DuPont Imron paint. The paint color and pinstriping are very close to the original. The wood skid and battery box are ash wood. Four hundred hours of labor were put into the body work.

Owned by:
Dan Hice
9638 West V Ave.
Schoolcraft, Michigan 49087
(269) 330-0904

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