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TAG : Gas Engines

The Kenny and Wendy Wolf Engine Collection

Fabulous 5hp Abenaque "pan-cooled" engine will be offered at the August 2020 auction. Nov. 6, 2019, kicked off the first of two auctions of the Kenny and Wendy Wolf engine collection. Kenny and Wendy, as many readers know, have been buying, selling and collecting engines for some 50 years, ...

Circa-1902 6 hp Fuel-Injected Goold, Shapely & Muir

Destined for the scrap heap, this circa-1902 6 hp fuel-injected Goold, Shapely & Muir, the earliest known engine of its type, has been rescued and restored by Canadian enthusiasts who now show it regularly. We caught up with it at the 2015 Coolspring Power Museum Summer Expo, where it was ...

1884 10 hp Schleicher, Schumm & Co. Slide-Valve Flame Ignition Engine

The Coolspring Power Museum’s 2015 Expo featured flame ignition engines, including this impressive 1885 10 hp Schleicher, Schumm & Co. engine, believed to be the last surviving engine of its type. We’ve posted video of this engine before, but this is one engine you just can’t get ...

Jack Branch Engine Club Members Show Off

In the June/July 2014 issue of Gas Engine Magazine, we introduce you to the Jack Branch Engine Club. The club got its start back in 1968 when Junior Henderson purchased a 1916 3 HP Fairbanks-Morse Model Z. Almost 50 years later, Junior's friends and family continue the old iron tradition by ...

Homer N. Motsinger and the Motsinger Device Mfg. Co.

On May 18, 1900, representatives of the Motsinger Device Manufacturing Company broke ground for their new 40-by-100-foot brick factory located just north of the Pendleton Falls on land acquired from the Pendleton Window Glass Company. This was the fruition of Homer N. Motsinger’s dream to ...

Rob Skinner's Western Gas Engine

Take a look at Rob Skinner's (the brains behind www.oldiron.com) Western Model 1905 Geared engine that was built in 1908. It sure is a beauty, and Rob gives a great explanation of the engine's special features.You can see more videos of Rob's engines on his YouTube page.

Can You Name This Mystery Canadian Gas Engine?

Kevin Lightcap, who was profiled in Young Iron in the April/May 2010 issue of Gas Engine Magazine, recently sent in this gas engine info request:“My grandfather bought a gas engine 30 years ago that had no nametag nor any place where a tag would be located. For all of these years, neither he ...

Old Iron Auction Preview – August 21, 2010

August 21, 2010 is shaping up to be a pretty interesting day as far as antique tractor and antique gas engine auctions go. While there are likely many antique farm equipment auctions taking place across the country that day, here are two we'd like to put a spotlight on:Jake Shafer's ...

Auctions in the 21st Century

Starting last October, Aumann Auctions has been making video previews of their upcoming auctions. I wasn't aware of this until just recently when I stumbled on a video for the gas engines up for bid in the Gary Parker Collection auction taking place Oct. 23-24 at the Parker Antique Tractor ...

Having fun with the Camp Creek Threshers

It’s safe to say that the process of ranking the best farm shows in the country would be a futile endeavor. Everyone has their favorites and it’s not likely you’ll find two people with the same list.That said, it would be interesting to see which shows make it onto multiple lists. And I ...

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