High Country Adventure for Antique Gas Engines

Jordan Meeker scours mining camps in British Columbia’s backcountry for antique gas engines

Crankshaft Remnants
The 1899 Fairbanks-Morse 22 hp, showing the crankshaft attached to the large gear wheel and remnants of governor-side flywheel. “That took three hours of backbreaking digging,” Jordan says. “My friends have given huge amounts of time and labor helping with retrievals. It really is something, the labor these guys have put in.”