Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Low-Tension Ignition Basics

By Andrew K. Mackey

The basics of low-tension, or igniter-fired, electric ignition systems.

Early 20th Century Bulldog Engine

By Gas Engine Magazine

Richard Lehr is looking for information on the color scheme of his Bulldog engine.

Is This Webster Engine Worth Fixing?

By Gas Engine Magazine

When is an engine not worth fixing?

1902 20 HP Klein Model 3

By Gas Engine Magazine

This 20 HP Klein Model 3 and VTPP pump, manufactured by National Transit Co., are on display at the Coolspring Power Museum.


Up to Chance: Surprising Gas Engine Discoveries

By Bill Vossler

Collector and friend flip coins to decide who gets their gas engine finds.

In What Year Was This Gardner Petrol Engine Produced?

By Gas Engine Magazine

Australian reader is looking for information on a Gardner petrol engine.

Mogul Engines: The Whole Line

By Bill Vossler

It took some work, and three decades, but one dedicated collector amassed the entire Mogul engine line.

Why Screen-Cooled?

By Richard Backus

Comparing screen-cooling to hopper-cooling and tank-cooling in antique gas engines.