Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Reversible 4-Cycle Engine Patent

By Gas Engine Magazine

Patent Page: Frederick T. Flinchbaugh’s patent for a reversible 4-cycle engine.

Catalog for Ottawa Mfg. Co.

By Gas Engine Magazine

Pages from the Past: Looking at vibrant ads from the Ottawa Mfg. Co.

Sandow Engines: A Tale of Two Companies

By Bill Vossler

Both Sandy McManus Inc. and Detroit Motor Car Supply Co. built Sandow engines.

Advocate for Air-Cooled Engines

By Beth Beavers

Iowa man dedicated to educating the next generation of collectors with air-cooled engines.


1912 6 HP Sandow Stuns at Show

By Bill Vossler

1912 6 HP Sandow is star of Dave Hills’ varied collection.

Cleanable Igniter Designed for Imperial Gas Engine

By Gas Engine Magazine

Patent page: Edward R. Moffitt’s cleanable igniter for Imperial Gas Engine Co.

Unanswered Bessemer Gas Engine Questions

By Paul Harvey

Unique Bessemer Gas Engine Co. oil field engine provides many questions without any answers.

Ford Ignition Coil Questions

By Gas Engine Magazine

Joe Tochtrop is looking for more information on this high-tension Ford ignition coil.