Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

15 hp Foos Engine Put Back Together

Leslie C. McDaniel

Foos engine found in pieces in Oklahoma is put back together again


Hobbyist's Collection Includes Unusual Engines

Leslie C. McDaniel

Hobbyist Norm Wood's collection is not run of the mill, including some unusual engines: an engine that runs backward, a jet powered tractor and an engine cut away to reveal its working parts.


Hot Air Engine Found in Junk Shop

G. Wayne Walker Jr.

Thermos Engine Company hot air engine found in good, running condition at flea market junk shop in Kansas City


Dempster Engine Wins Over International Fan

Leslie C. McDaniel

Usually an International Harvester collector, Jim Wise had to have his friend’s 6 hp 1898 Dempster, which just happened to be the oldest known Dempster engine.


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Farm Collector Staff

Unique collection to be sold at auction


Pieces of History

Paul Darst

West Virginian’s extensive collection of old farming equipment, including old kitchen utensils, a Ford model A pickup and horse drawn farm equipment, reveal pieces of history.


Canadian-Built Engine Ahead of Its Time

Leslie McDaniel

This rare Goold, Shapley and Muir Canadian-built engine turns heads wherever it goes. The tank-cooled 6hp engine features a flyball governor.


Vintage Windmills Vanishing from Old Homesteads

Leslie C. McDaniel

The symbol of the farm in America, vintage windmills are disappearing quickly from old homesteads across the country.