Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1910 40hp Reeves

Article by the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Vertical engines like this one at the Coolspring Power Museum powered lighting, air compressors, and water pumps in compressor stations.

1884 Schleicher-Schumm

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Only a handful of 4-cycle engines made in the U.S. have survived, including this 7hp Schleicher-Schumm.

1910 National Gas Engine

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Watch a 1910 National gas engine imported to Italy from France run in Castelnovo di Sotto.

Daughters and the Safety Vapor Engine

Submitted by Fred Hickerson

We dug into the archives and found a photo of a Safety Vapor Engine sent in by a reader from the 1970s. Where is the reader and the engine now?


A Briggs & Stratton Engine Still at Work

Submitted by Dave Irey

An old Briggs & Stratton, manufactured around 1950, saves the day after it’s put to use in a flooded yard.

Patent Page: The Brayton Cycle Engine

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

The Brayton engine is claimed to be the first commercially successful engine of purely American design.

Working Worthington Gas Compressor Engines

Information and photographs thanks to Bryan Cosby

A reader shares Worthington gas compressor engines from the past housed in an Oklahoma pumping station.

Fun Facts: John Deere E Trivia

Submitted by Jim White

Five ledgers hold the history of the John Deere E engine line as Jim White informs us.


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