Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Hercules Engine Inquiry

By Lonnie Root

A reader seeks information about paint numbers on his 3 hp Hercules engine.


Coolspring Spotlight: 1900 10 hp Springfield Model B

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

The Springfield Model B engine wasn't commercially popular, and as such, very few are still around.


Unknown Single-Cylinder Gas Engine

By John Matalis

A reader seeks assistance in identifying his headless, single-cylinder gas engine.


Fairbanks-Morse Model Z

By Jerry Kimzey

Old Fairbanks-Morse Model Z 3 hp engine was used to pump water from a creek.


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Big and Small Lightning Engines

By Bill Vossler

Marvin Hedberg's 10 hp Kansas City Hay Press Lightning Balanced Engine and its quarter-scale replica.


Growing Up with an INGECO

By Don Janisch

The history of an INGECO engine that's done plenty of work in its lifetime.


Gallant Galloway Engine

By Codi Spiker

An immaculate Galloway engine keeps the old iron hobby alive.


1884 10 hp Schleicher, Schumm & Co. Slide-Valve Flame Ignition Engine

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Watch this 1884 10 hp Schleicher, Schumm & Co. slide-valve flame ignition engine run at the 2015 Coolspring Power Museum Expo.