Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

Avid Collectors of Ottawa Engines

Leslie C. McDaniel

Pennsylvania couple assembles inspiring collection of Ottawa engines, drag saws and tractor saws

Rare Gade Engine Runs Backward

Leslie C. McDaniel

A rare 3 1/2 hp Gade engine runs counter-clockwise after being used in a grain mill

Freeze-Proof Unit Engine

G. Wayne Walker Jr.

Looking for more information on freeze-proof Unit Engine from 1922

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.

Coming Attractions

Farm Collector Staff

Unique collection to be sold at auction


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