These machines jsut don't know the meaning of "End of the Line" Unlike Modern vehicles of all today these machines were built to last.
How many car engines do you know that are this easily Worked on?
These old engines still can be used to power generators to keep a home nice and warm or power tools to build things.
These old engines are a Colection in combination with "Hit and Miss" as well as some "Steam" and even a Modified "Karosine" engine powering a tractor, in which still have much of there power as they once had over 100 years ago.
Think about that when you jump into that hunk of plastic and fiber glass and light metal you call a car. That seem to die on a whim's notice
These probably will out last your Modern day Vehicles .
These things don't rely on computer chips to opperate, They also have remaarkably small gas tanks and for thier tanks size, they seem to run a long time. but the had to as gas back then was jsut beginning to come in to exhistance.
There have been other engines like the "Sterlings" that use hot and cold air which produces hi and low pressure to drive a piston that also can power other devices such as generators as well. these need a heat source like Solar radiaton concentrated on the chambers. Talk about a "Green Engine"
My mother took this video, I simpyl edited it and put it togeather . .That is my father Nelson kneeling on the ground and his friend Corky who was the gentlemen with the younger person, I am not sure who the younger person is.
As you can see they are Not easily started.