Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

A Great Ohio Engine: The Story of the Lima Gas Engine

By Paul Harvey

A look at the Lima and Swan gas engines manufactured by the Lima Gas Engine Co.


Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1898 15 hp Evans-Gibbs & Sterrett Half-Breed

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

This 15 hp Evans-Gibbs & Sterrett featured a box bed design and had crankshaft and near-side flywheel that are original Gibbs & Sterrett pieces.


Odd Gas Engine Designs Highlighted in New Book

By Richard Backus

Ron Cairns' book, Power Pioneers: The Art of the Engine — Pre 1956, examines oddball and ingenious gas engine designs.


IHC Model LA Excitement

By Dave Irey

A reader shares his Pelton Marine Engine and IHC Model LA with us.


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Stewart Little Wonder Engine

By Myron Carlson

A reader seeks information, decals and parts for his Stewart Little Wonder engine.


Harry Harris and the Harris Engine

By Ted Domeney

A man named Harris restoring a Harris engine had to happen sooner or later.


Coolspring Spotlight: 1893 10 hp White & Middleton

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

This 1893 10 hp White & Middleton engine has some unusual features, including an oiler designed to shut off when the engine shuts off.


Restored Webster Inverted Engine

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Amazing update on a Webster engine that didn't seem like as if it might be worth fixing.