For Sale - "Diesel" Engine

As seen at the 1900 World's Fair!

Why choose the diesel engine?

  • Want efficiency? The Diesel engine is designed to run on either coal or oil!
  • Want power? This engine was developed to run large vehicles and heavy machinery.
  • Want speed? This engine can run up to almost one thousand revolutions per minute!




What can I do with a diesel engine?

How does it work?

  • The Diesel Engine uses cutting-edge technology to allow it to ignite fuel without the use of an electric spark.
  • The internal pistons take in air and compress it in order to ignite the fuel; all within a fraction of a second!


about the Inventor


  • The Diesel Engine was invented by Rudolf Diesel in 1892


Attribution for pictures

Diesel's Engine by Chris Thomas. Made available for use under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.


TRAIN Diesel-engine in Machacamarca Railway Museum in Bolivia By Nils Öberg. Made available for use under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.


BOAT Penguin, a diesel powered patrol boat, moored by IMLS Digital Collections & Content. Made Available for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.


CAR A Brouhot car in Paris, 1910 by Alexandre Louis. Image is available for use in the public domain.


HOW IT WORK Early Diesel engine, with air-blast injection (Rankin Kennedy, Electrical Installations, Vol III, 1903) By Andy Dingley. Image is available for use in the public domain.


Diesel 1883. Image is available for use in the public domain.