Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Oshkosh and Wiscona Pep Engines

By Bill Vossler

Many of the best-known engines came from Wisconsin. So did many of the least known, including the Oshkosh and Wiscona Pep.


Breaking the Mold: John Deere Type E Engines

By Chris Boyens

Type E engines delivered dependable, maintenance-free operation.


Circa-1890 6 hp Olds Engine

By Dick Vye

Dick Vye's very original Olds engine is a hit at shows


Nelson Engine One for the Ages

By Loretta Sorensen

An early Nelson engine resurfaces as a family heirloom after several decades.


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Seeking Information on Winch Engine

By the Gas Engine Magazine staff

Engine expert Ron Cairns requests information on Winch engine found in a fishing village.


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.