Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

United Type A Engine Igniter and Fuel Tank

By Bill Gingerich

A reader needs information on his United Type A engine, which is missing its fuel tank.

Sandwich Engine from the Archives

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

We share a photo from our archives of a Sandwich engine at the Museum of Transportation.

Leader Iron Works Engine and Pump Unit

By Eugene Cook

A reader shares a Leader Iron Works engine that has been in his family since the 1930s.

Lauson Frost King Junior Down Under

By Warwick Ward

A reader is seeking a Lauson engine expert to help with his Frost King Junior.


Jacobsen Mower Engine Identification

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

A reader positively identifies a 2-stroke, 2-cylinder engine from a previous issue.

Hercules/John Deere Combine Engine

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Readers respond about the original purpose of a Hercules combine engine.

Fairbanks-Morse Engine on the Job

By David Babcock

A reader shares photos of a Fairbanks-Morse that were probably taken in the mid-1910s.

Arrow Engines in the Oil Fields

By John Banta

A reader writes in inquiring about Arrow engines he saw running oil wells.