Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

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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Orville and Wilbur's Hit and Miss Engine

Stuart L Faber

Orville and Wilbur Wright built their own hit and miss engine and used it to machine parts for their airplane


Maytag Toy Racer

G. Wayne Walker Jr.

Rare Maytag Toy Racer nearly restored to perfection


Maytag-Mason Light Delivery Cars

G. Wayne Walker Jr

Not just washers: Maytag also built Light Delivery cars


Mogul Engine Restoration Takes Time

Leslie C. McDaniel

Restoration of a 4 hp Mogul engine took four years, skill and a lot of patience