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1893 Jigger Details

While performing a recent search of events in Gleichen, Alberta, I came across a photo of a gas-engine operated jigger. The photo is in the Glenbow Museum Archives, image number: NA-448-5. The date is listed as 1893 and the title states the jigger shown is the first to be run on any railroad in ...

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Answer To Mysterious Engine

The following letter was previously published in the June/July 2021 issue of Gas Engine Magazine. Editor, Hello and hope you are doing well. I am a long-time subscriber to Gas Engine Magazine, but this may be the first time I’ve emailed. I found what I consider to be a unique engine ...

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Horsepower Correction

That’s a 6hp M in the photo, not a 1-1/2hp. The give- away is the “ring” on the skid, only the 6hp and 10hp skidded M had this ring. Craig Conner via email Thank you, Craig, for your correction. This photo was previously discussed on the Hit-and-Miss page of the April/May 2021 issue ...

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Flywheel Forum: Engine Collection Journey

56/4/1: Engine collection journey After reading Christine Stoner’s excellent editorial (February/March 2021 issue of Gas Engine Magazine) of the journey to start an engine collection, my mind drifted back to how I began on a long road with the gas engine. Wonderful memories! Having acquired ...

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Preserving the History of Internal Combustion Engines