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Gas Engines

Engines-A-Z

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Maytag Co., Newton, Iowa

Manufacturer: Maytag Co., Newton, IowaModel: 92 Year: 1937 Serial number: 791010 Horsepower: 3/4 hp Bore and stroke: 2-1/2in x 2in Ignition: Magneto Type FY-ED4 Additional info: Luke, age 9 at the time of submission, likes to work on old rusty iron with Grandpa. Owner: Luke Barbian, c/o Charlie Barbian, Alexandria, KYWant more antique engines? Check out our Antique Gas Engine ...

The Gas Engine Magazine Staff | Nov 2, 2015

Gas Engines Collections

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Goes and Goes Right: New Way Collection

  James Johnson got interested in gas engines when he made the 1,600-mile trip from his home in Chehalis, Washington, to the WMSTR (Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion) show in Rollag, Minnesota, in 1980. Now 76, James had been there with his father in 1955, but that 1980 trip was different. “Since my dad had passed away, I spent a lot of time with my ...

Bill Vossler | Jul 15, 2020

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Gas Engines Company History

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Gas Engine Pioneer: Sir Dugald Clerk

Dugald Clerk in 1904 Does the above name ring a bell with you? Of course it does! He’s the gent who invented the Clerk Cycle of engine operation. And who was the major maker of that type of engine in America? Joseph Reid. So now it all comes together for you. But for this article, we are going to journey across the pond to Scotland, and see what we can learn about this most ...

Paul Harvey | Jul 15, 2020

Collections

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Jim Erdle’s Legendary Antique Tractors Sold at Auction

Every once in while, maybe once in a lifetime, even priceless things are sold. Like the legendary tractor collection of 85-year-old Jim Erdle. Jim’s eye for rare and unique tractors has earned the respect of the masses over the years and allowed him to assemble one of the finest tractor collections of all time. But all good things must come to an end.For many ...

Farm Collector | Sep 24, 2013

Company History

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History of an Engine Company: McIntosh & Seymour Corporation

The McIntosh & Seymour Corp. was established in Auburn, N.Y., in 1886. “By 1900,” C. H. Wendel says in American Gasoline Engines Since 1872, “the company was a major American builder ... Their steam engine line included: ‘Simple, Compound, Triple Expansion, Horizontal, Vertical, Tandem Compound, Cross Compound, Belted, and Direct Coupled.” The engine company also built ...

Bill Vossler | Jun 7, 2013

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