Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Fairmont Type QM Help Requested

By Gene A. Trevail

A reader has gasoline and battery questions for his Fairmont Type QM engine.


Remington Oil Engine Information

By Taj Smoker

A reader has a Remington oil engine that he’s not sure what to do with and needs more information.


Novo S Conundrum

By Dennis Rinaldo

A reader doubts the possible build date of his Novo S engine and asks the community for help.


John Smyth or Economy Engine?

By Wayne Marner

A reader is unsure of who manufactured his engine, which has been in his family for around 100 years.


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Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1899 20 hp St. Marys

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

A St. Marys engine residing at the Coolspring Power Museum had a history of pumping oil throughout Pennsylvania.


John Deere EK Engine History

By Jim White

A quick look at the 1926-1946 kerosene John Deere EK engine line.


Just Ask: 1928 Fairbanks-Morse 80 hp 32B-12 Diesel

By Bill Vossler

A Fairbanks-Morse 32B-12 diesel engine allows show-goers to get involved.


Perkins Model B with a Pedigree

By John Keim

The tale of a Perkins Model B that began its working life providing power for a doctor’s practice.