Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Twin Sideshaft Hit-and-Miss Briggs & Stratton Conversion

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff.

Watch a twin sideshaft hit-and-miss Briggs & Stratton conversion engine run.

8hp Callahan Cam Stopper

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff.

Check out Chris Epping's 8hp Callahan cam stopper engine running.

Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1898-1904 Evans

Story and photos by the Gas Engine Magazine staff

This Evans gas engine at the Coolspring Power Museum appears to have a modified steam engine frame, and may be served at the Allegheny Arsenal.

Collecting Midwest Engines

Story and Photos by Bill Vossler

An Illinois-built 8hp Appleton engine and a Nebraska-made 2-1/2hp Dempster are the cornerstones of one man’s gas engine collection.


A Unique Briggs and Stratton Model FH Conversion

Story and photos by Glenn Thompson

A modified Briggs and Stratton Model FH is still enjoying the show circuit as a hit-or-miss engine under its new owner.

Restoring a 5hp Fairbanks-Morse Z

Submitted by Richard Jackson; photos by Richard Jackson.

A reader shares photos of a 1938 5hp Fairbanks-Morse Z that he and a friend beautifully restored.

Help with Unidentified Air-Cooled Engine

Submitted by David Wirth; photos by David Wirth.

A reader needs help in identifying a mystery engine from Washington state that has no part or serial numbers.

Is This a Daniel Best Engine?

Submitted by Jack Alexander

A reader submits a photo of what appears to be an early Daniel Best engine in the background.


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