Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1905 10 hp Klein Model 5

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

This Klein Model 5 runs hit-and-miss controlled by a pendulum governor, unlike earlier Transit engines.


Elevator Engine: 1942 Ruston & Hornsby Mark CR

By Glenn Thompson

A 17 hp Ruston & Hornsby Mark CR engine and a brief history of Ruston & Hornsby Ltd.


Show Time! 1907 1,100 hp Snow Engine

By Richard Backus

The Northwest Michigan Engine & Threshers Club meets its goal to revive a massive Snow engine.


1919 7 hp Baker Monitor VJ

By Bill Vossler

A 28-year-old engine fan restores a 98-year-old Baker Monitor VJ engine.


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Coolspring Spotlight: Circa-1893 10 hp Connelly

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

This Connelly gas engine at the Coolspring Power Museum has characteristics of different generations of the Connelly design.


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.