Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

1895 Dayton Engine

By Gas Engine Magazine

Coolspring Spotlight: 1895 8 HP Dayton engine on display at the Coolspring Power Museum, Coolspring, Pa.

Starting Up the 10 HP Schleicher-Schumm Slide-Valve

By Gas Engine Magazine

A recently restored 1884 Schleicher-Schumm 10 HP is running again thanks to Wayne Grenning.

Any Information on this LeRoi Model VF1?

By Gas Engine Magazine

Looking for information on a mystery LeRoi Model VF1.

Is This the Oldest Surviving 5 HP Fairbanks-Morse?

By Gas Engine Magazine

Reader Elmer Sega is looking for information on his very early 5 HP Fairbanks-Morse. Could it be the oldest survivor?


Sandow Engines: A Tale of Two Companies

By Bill Vossler

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

Catalog for Ottawa Mfg. Co.

By Gas Engine Magazine

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

Reversible 4-Cycle Engine Patent

By Gas Engine Magazine

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

Advocate for Air-Cooled Engines

By Beth Beavers

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