Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Square-Cylinder Engine is a Mystery

By Al Matheson

A reader sends in photos of an unidentified engine with a square-cylinder.


An Original Lauson Engine?

By Ron Stephens

A reader has a Lauson engine he believes that has never been run outside of a test run.


Diesel Oddities: Fairbanks-Morse Model 45B Engines

By Mike Messner

A tale of two Fairbanks-Morse Model 45B engines owned by Mike Messner.


Dick Vye's Circa-1890 Olds Gearless

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

This Olds Gearless engine has much of its original paint and sits on its original timbers.


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Could Mystery Engine Be a Bourke Engine?

By John Cadwalader

A reader tells us that a mysterious device might be a Bourke engine but is it?


Circa-1920 5 hp Julien Engine

By Christian Williams

A Canadian-built Julien engine possesses similarities to a Waterloo and ties to the U.S.


Is This Really a Colbert American Boy Engine?

By Lynn Tice

A reader wants to confirm that an engine with a missing identification tag is, in fact, an Colbert American Boy.


Alamo Empire Runs and Looks Like New

By Gordon I. Woffenden

The proud owner of an Alamo Empire engine sends in before and after photos after finishing its restoration.