The Man Behind the Books: C.H. Wendel's Passion for Antique Machinery

10 things you probably don't know about C.H. Wendel and his dedication to antique machinery.

Wendel the author, autographing American Gasoline Engines, widely considered the definitive resource for collectors of stationary gasoline engines. “I always enjoyed writing,” he says. “But I never made any attempt to be a good writer. I just wanted to be accurate and have a good grasp of grammar.”