For Immediate Release
Jan. 19, 2008                                                                       
Christian Williams, associate editor:, 785-274-4380
Brandy Ernzen, brand manager:, 785-274-4304

Inside the February issue of Gas Engine Magazine,
on newsstands Jan. 27


A Challenging Conversion   Converting an 1869 12 HP Gibbs & Sterrett engine from steam to gas is challenging enough, but Stan Ellerbeck, Excelsior Springs, Mo., did it with only 25 percent of his vision, prostate cancer and a little help. Page 5

A Bull Dog Gets Its Bite Back  In the third installment of a four-part series, Peter Rooke continues a complicated restoration of a Bates & Edmonds Bull Dog, including the flywheels, fuel tank, drip-feed oiler, muffler, igniter, gears, governor and much more. Page 14 

Next to None  John Burgoyne, Ft. Worth, Texas, owns one of three known Glasgow engines in the world. What makes this 1920 3 HP sleeve valve engine so unique? Page 22

Worth Saving  Rescuing and restoring a 1906 6 HP Massey-Harris engine from Canada presents financial and fabrication challenges for an Ohio man. Page 28

Walking a Relic  Ninety-two-year-old Dick Holcombe, Dushore, Penn., restores a late-1920s Bolens walk-behind garden tractor with help from the Internet. Page 31

… and more

About Gas Engine Magazine  
Gas Engine Magazine ( is a bimonthly publication dedicated to the hobby of collecting antique stationary gas engines. Since 1966, collectors and restorers have turned to Gas Engine Magazine for information about specific models and companies, detailed restorations and event coverage, and to connect with other enthusiasts.

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