Valentine “Rasant” 1-Cylinder Diesel Engine

Valentine “Rasant” 1-Cylinder Diesel Engine

Craftsman: Ron Valentine

Knapp Collection #: 116

Catalog #: 2008.10.34

Contributor: Paul Knapp

The Valentine “Rasant” Diesel engine is among the smallest in the world. The 2-cycle engine burns a special Diesel fuel that is less viscous and produces combustion when head and pressure are applied.

Valentine Mini Single Engine

Valentine Mini Single Engine

Craftsman: Ronald Valentine

Knapp Collection #: 245

Catalog #: 2011.32.3

Contributor: Paul Knapp 

The Valentine mini single-cylinder model airplane engine runs on methanol with glow ignition using custom made glow plugs.

Varo Amp-Champ 12 VDC Field Generator

Varo Amp-Champ 12 VDC Field Generator

Craftsman: Varo Inc.

Donor: Joe Martin

The Varo Amp-Champ was powered by an Ohlsson & Rice 2-cycle, single-cylinder model airplane engine (Type 122) that was rated at 3/4 HP at 6,300 RPM.

Vega .61 4-Cycle, Side-Valve Model Airplane Engine

Vega .61 4-Cycle, Side-Valve Model Airplane Engine

Craftsman: John Harbone

Knapp Collection #: 249

Catalog #: 2011.27.27

Contributor: Paul Knapp 

The Vega .61 4-cycle, side-valve model airplane engine was built by John Harbone The engine was machined in small quantities from aluminum and steel bar stock

Vega 50 T 2-Cylinder Opposed Model Airplane Engine

Vega 50 T 2-Cylinder Opposed Model Airplane Engine

Craftsman: J.C. Harbone

Knapp Collection #: 172

Catalog #: 2008.16.26

Contributor: Paul Knapp

This Vega 50 T is an 8.5 cc four-cycle, side-valve (or flat-head), two-cylinder aircraft engine that burns methanol (methyl alcohol) on glow ignition.

Vertical Steam Engine

Vertical Steam Engine

Craftsman: Rudy Kouhoupt

This small vertical steam engine is hooked up to run on compressed air while on display at the Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum.

Vertical Steam Engine

Vertical Steam Engine

Craftsman: Rudy Kouhoupt

This small vertical steam engine is hooked up to run on compressed air while on display at the Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum.

Vertical Stirling Engine With Fan

Vertical Stirling Engine With Fan

Craftsman: Ron Schindele

Knapp Collection #: 677

Catalog #: 2021.9.11

Contributor: Paul Knapp

Ron Schindele added a heat-sink and fan to the top of this vertical Stirling engine to increase efficiency.

Vertical Vapor Hit N’ Miss Engine

Vertical Vapor Hit N’ Miss Engine

Craftsman: Ron Schindele

Knapp Collection #: 676

Catalog #: 2021.9.10

Contributor: Paul Knapp

This vertical vapor hit n’ miss engine burns fumes that evaporate off the surface of the fuel inside the tank.

Visible V-8 Engine

Visible V-8 Engine

Craftsman: Revell

Donor: Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum

This model of a small-block Chevrolet engine includes all internal details housed in a clear plastic engine block so the function of each component can be seen in action.

W & A McOnie & Co. Oscillating Steam Engine 

W & A McOnie & Co. Oscillating Steam Engine 

Craftsman: Ramon Hoagland

Knapp Collection #: 585

Catalog #: 2019.10.8 

Contributor: Paul Knapp 

This W & A McOnie & Co. (Moscow) angular oscillating steam engine was built by Ramon Hoagland, of Colorado, in 2017.

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