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Dick Bouma’s Rare Half-Breed Gas Engine

Dick Bouma acquired this rare antique gas engine in 2001. Until last year, it resided at the Coolspring Power Museum in western Pennsylvania and now it's in Ontario, Calif. The engine is a half-breed, a M. Lytle & Son cylinder on a bed made by Gibbs, Russell & Co., Titusville, Pa. Early industry utilized steam for power, and steam engines were made in sizes from fractional ...

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Preserving the History of Internal Combustion Engines