Today, hot bulb engines are a mainstay for serious antique engine collectors and represent a historic landmark in the evolution of gas engines. Efficient, simple and robust -- hot bulb engines had it all.
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Hot bulb engines helped usher in the Industrial Age and served as a missing link of sorts between primitive and modern engines. The machines are quirky, temperamental and irascible. But they're also well-loved by users and collectors, a deserving fate for what has been described as a workhorse for early technology. See more »