Scratch-Built One-Off Wonders

Iowa man shows his skills by making full-sized scratch-built gasoline engines

One-Off Wonders
Mark expanded the concept of a Fairbanks-Morse 6 hp engine and created this scratch-built 50 hp engine. Weighing in at 2,300 pounds, the engine resembles a steam engine, a tactic used by early manufacturers to ease concerns of buyers more familiar with steam engines than the newfangled gas engines.