Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Antique Engine Gifts Plant the Seed

By Bill Vossler

A Hired Man engine and Fuller & Johnson pump engine launch the antique engine hobby for a new generation.

The Joys and Falls of Powell Engine Power

By Josephine Roberts

Josephine Robert’s nephew acquires a Powell engine – along with all of its quirks.

Rare Engines at Portland Show

By Leslie C. McManus

The 2016 Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Assn. show was filled with rare and unusual engines.

Kansas City Lightning Engines Light Up Portland Show

By Leslie C. McManus

Display of five Kansas City Lightning engines at the Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Assn. show offers rare opportunity.


Picture Perfect: Moore Engine

By Bill Vossler

An Iowa engine collector falls for a Moore engine at first sight.

The Cushman Engine Connection

By Leslie C. McManus

Maker of the legendary Cushman "binder" engine featured at Mt. Pleasant show.

The Lister Lad

By Josephine Roberts

Meet Jo Roberts' nephew, Damian Roberts – a chap with a passion for the Lister legacy.

Custom Scale Model Engine Builder

By Bill Vossler

South Carolina man converts his hobby of building scale model engines into a second career.