Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Rediscovering the Walls Engine

By Charles Wise

Unraveling the forgotten story of Rick Kaufman’s circa-1896 Walls engine.


The Tale of a 15 hp Ohio Engine

By Mike O’Malley

A circa-1915 15 hp Ohio resurfaces after 100 years in Maine.


Atkinson Differential Engine Replica

By Jim Kennedy

Building a full-size and running Atkinson differential engine.


Rare Engines: Otto and Westman Busy Bee

By Bill Vossler

The Schneider brothers, along with their father, developed a knack for finding rare engines like their 1906 Otto.


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Trials & Tribulations: 5-Year Dempster Engine Restoration

By Brian Edgerton

An old Dempster engine avoids the scrap yard and comes back to life after an extended restoration.


More Tiny Tim Generator Information

By Ken Karrow

A reader responds to another reader’s Tiny Tim generator from a past issue.


Possible Identity for a Sears Briggs & Stratton Engine

By Warren Landis

A reader thinks he can identify a Briggs & Stratton engine from a previous issue.


Bates & Edmonds Air Compressor Questions

By Jim Brown

A reader wants to hear from anyone who can shed some light on a Bates & Edmonds vertical engine.