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Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1915 150hp Turner-Fricke

Article by the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Learn about the massive 1915 150hp Turner-Frike once a part of a trio of engines used to power the Pennsylvania Gas Co.’s pumping station.

Patent Page: Make-and-Break, Take 2

Article by the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Learn about the Tremper’s igniter scheme’s move away from a spring-loaded rod in the piston to a more stationary sparking strip.

Circa-1986 Petter Diesel Generator

Story and photos by Glenn Thompson

Learn about the durable, reliable 1986 Petter Diesel Generator that Harold Sohner managed to track down to power the backup power system for his work shop.

1921 1-1/2hp Sandwich Engine

 Story and photos by Ryan Anderson

Learn how Ryan Anderson managed to find an old Sandwich engine invoice and track down its corresponding machinery. It’s a reunion 97 years in the making.


Waterloo Boy K Memories

Story by Bill Vossler | Photos by Jim Faith

Check out Emma Riese’s impressive restoration of her late father’s 1921 Waterloo Boy K 2hp water-cooled engine.

1921 2hp Waterloo Boy K

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

This 1921 2hp Waterloo Boy K was restored by Emma Riese in honor of her late father, Bryon Riese, and was restored with parts from a Wonder engine.

Oldsmar Tractor Memories

Letter submitted by Craig Orme

Check-out this reader’s letter detailing a life-long love of gas engine collectables and consider helping him out tracking down an engine for his Oldsmar.

Temple Pace Maker Pumping Engine

Letter submitted by Stiles Bradley

Check out these pictures of a 2hp Temple Pace Maker Inverted pumping engine that’s been restored and runs today.


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