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Gas Engines

The hobby of collecting antique engines, past and present.

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

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.

Rare Witte Engine Saved from A Salvage Yard

Leslie C. McDaniel

A circa-1915 Witte engine, a portable gas engine with sideshaft, was rescued from destruction at a salvage yard and completely restored.

Vintage Iron: Old Gas Engines and Vintage Farm Equipment

G. Wayne Walker Jr.

Find of the Month: could be interesting old gas engines or vintage farm equipment. Expect plenty of variety!


Farm Collector April 16Farm Collector is a monthly magazine focusing on antique tractors and all kinds of antique farm equipment. If it's old and from the farm, we're interested in it!

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