Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Unidentified Estate Sale Engine

By Dale Rieppel

A reader and his grandson have restored an engine bought at a nearby real estate sale, but there’s no tag on it.

Did Fairbanks-Morse Ever Make a 17 hp Z?

By Cristy Miller

A reader’s 17 hp Fairbanks-Morse was never cataloged by its company and there seems to be no literature for it. Can anyone give us any information?

The 2-Stroke Cycle

By Paul Harvey

A look at the development of the 2-stroke engine, a much more efficient invention than the 4-stroke engine before it.

Half-Scale Gardner Model 0 Build – Part 1 of 2

By Peter Rooke

Peter Rooke starts a new project, but instead of restoring an old engine, Peter builds a Gardner Model 0 from a kit of castings.


A Really Big Fairbanks-Morse Z

By Bill Vossler

An engine collector’s large 1931 Fairbanks-Morse Z features an updated fuel pump provided by the company and a truck made of steel.

Coolspring Spotlight: 1901 50 hp Westinghouse Generating Set

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

This Westinghouse generating set at the Coolspring Power Museum was designed to operate for extended periods of time, making it ideal for electric power generation.

1927 17 hp Fairbanks-Morse Z

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Watch video of Cristy Miller's 1927 17 hp Fairbanks-Morse Z running.

Dan Newendorp's Circa-1913 Associated Chore Boy

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

A circa-1913 Associated Chore Boy engine makes an appearance at the 2018 Old Threshers Reunion in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.


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