Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Help Us Identify This Engine!

By Webb Marner

A reader needs information on something that may or may not be an engine.


Help Identify This 1920s Engine

By Ivan DeVries

A reader seeks information on what looks like an Alamo engine.


Is This a Jacobsen Engine?

By Ron Martin

A reader seeks information on his engine that some people have told him might be a Jacobsen engine off a mower.


1912 Stover 4 hp Vertical Engine

By Ike Lockridge

Ike Lockridge turns a Stover vertical from a wreck into a running engine.


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An Engine Named Gus – Part 1 of 2

By Paul Harvey

Introducing Gus, an engine designed and built by a Swedish immigrant named Gustaf Joranson.


Big Bore: 1907 1,100 hp Snow

By Richard Backus

The Northwest Michigan Engine and Threshers Club rescues a titan of an engine.


Are There Any Exisiting Monovalve Diesel Engines?

By the Farm Collector staff

A reader is curious as to whether any American Monovalve Diesel engines have survived.


The Mighty 175 Otto Engine

By Paul Harvey

This 175 hp Otto engine is one of the largest single-cylinder gas engines in the world and one of only five built.