Accidental Hobbyist Acquires Antique Gas Engine Collection

David Harder’s antique gas engine collection evolved by chance.

David Harder
David with his 1926 Fairbanks-Morse 15 hp Model Z. The engine’s over-sized flywheel is about a foot larger in diameter than the usual 44 inches. David is also very involved with the Butterfield Steam & Gas Engine Show’s Power House, which features stationary steam engines. 
Photo By Bill Vossler