Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

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.

Hot Tube Engine Basics

By Andrew K. Mackey

Looking at ignition system basics, starting with the hot tube.

One Family’s Famous Engine

By Jeff Boyer

The history of the Allen family’s 1914 10 HP International Harvester Famous engine.

John W. Burkett's 4-Cycle Engine

By Gas Engine Magazine

John W. Burkett’s patent for a combined poppet/sleeve valve mechanism was his contribution to gas engine design.