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GO BUCKEYES!

1929 BUCKEYE OIL ENGINE

VINTAGE SMOKE

SPECIAL THANKS TO ROGER SCHULLER AND JOHN NAHRWOLD OF THE MAUMEE VALLEY ANTIQUE STEAM AND GAS ASSOCIATION; ANNA SELFRIDGE AND CHARLES BATES AT THE ALLEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

In the early days of compression ignition technology, there were many branches on the family tree of what we now call the diesel engine. At first they were dubbed “oil engines”, divided into three basic categories: low, medium, and high compression. In those early days, from the 1890s into the early 1920s, a “Diesel” engine (note proper name) was one licensed by Rudolph Diesel. His engines were in the high-compression category, fed by a proprietary fuel system where fuel oil was vaporized and blown into the cylinder with compressed air.

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