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Young Iron: Solomon Rees

Solomon Rees has been collecting gas engines for years and has a special interest in Briggs & Stratton engines.

| June/July 2013

  • Young Iron Solomon Rees
    Solomon Rees has been collecting engines since he was 9 years old.
    Photo Courtesy Solomon Rees

  • Young Iron Solomon Rees

Q: How long have you been collecting gas engines?  

A: I’ve been collecting gas engines since I was 9 years old.

Q: What attracted you to the hobby? 

A: There was a Briggs & Stratton Model WMB engine in the back of our barn, and I restored it all by myself.

Q: Who else in your family collects engines? 

A: My father also collects engines.


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