Fairbanks morse engine dating

It also doesn't have the usual place for the serial number at the head/jug interface.

It would be interesting to find out the actual manufacturing date.

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The Y and Y-VA engines were made to run for long periods without stopping.

By 1925 there were over 1,000 American cities generating electricity with Fairbanks Morse engines.

The Model 32 engines were in service for years in power stations, manufacturing plants, ice plants, flour mills, rock crushing plants, cotton gins, seed oil mills, textile mills, irrigation and drainage pumping stations, and many other locations.

To give some idea of the service life of the engine, at 10,000 hours of operation the needle rollers on the piston pin should be replaced.

I ass-u-me mine's most likely 1897, as the number at the base flange to the jug is 665. Engine Mad: I also have a very early Jack of All Trades, 2HP.

I ass-u-me mine's most likely 1897, as the number at the base flange to the jug is 665.

Around 1925 the Y-VA diesel was improved and renamed the Model 32 engine.

The Model 32 was the culmination of many years of improvement upon the initial Model Y design.

The improvements included various cylinder head designs, increased compression, and the eventual adoption of high-pressure injection and differential fuel injectors.

To differentiate various cylinder heads and methods of induction on the Model 32 engine series, letter designations A thru E were used.

Fairbanks became the leading scale manufacturer in the United States and sold thousands of scales in the US, Europe, South America, and China.

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