Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Rough and Tumble Engineers Museum Built on Lobbyists' Legacy

Leslie C. McDaniel

The Rough and Tumble Engineers Historical Association's museum in Kinzers, Penn. features seven buildings housing a huge collection of steam traction engines, large gas engines and gas tractors.

Craftsman Favors Mini Engines

Gary Van Hoozer

Collector and craftsman Bill Gorman creates detailed, replica mini engines

Rare Shaw Stationary Gas Engine

Leslie C. McDaniel

Shaw Mfg. Co., known for the Shaw Du-All, made a one-of-a-kind stationary gas engine

Looking for Clues on Unidentified Sideshaft

G. Wayne Walker Jr.

This unidentified sideshaft engine may be a Belifuss used as a replacement engine in 1901 Oldsmobiles.


Scratch-Built Scale Model Engines

Bill Vossler

Dave Leinonen collects and scratch-builds scale model steam and gas engines

Virtue and Pound is One-of-a-Kind

Leslie C . McDaniel

Collector buys a mystery engine that turns out to be a one-of-a-kind Virtue and Pound engine

Mystery Inverted Engine

G. Wayne Walker Jr.

Thiem & Co. inverted engine offers many questions and no answers

Tractor and Engine Nameplates

G. Wayne Walker Jr.

What's in a name(plate)? To a collector, everything!


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