Starting Fairbanks Morse Diesel

The operation of a 1920's vintage FM two cylinder diesel power plant at the Hill Country Antique Tractor & Engine show in June 2009

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Paxman V12 Diesel
12YHAZ Paxman genset from Chatham Docks. First run at the museum, only work required was replacement of a missing hand priming pump for the fuel and freeing off a stuck pump rack. Engine had been regularly started until fairly recently as a standby for the dockyard.

50 hp Fairbainks Morse Y Diesel Cold Start
Fairbanks Morse Diesl engine Cold start.. Owner just got the Aircompressor belted to the engine this year

Fairbanks Morse Four Cylinder
A very large Fairbanks Morse four cylinder engine starting up at an antique tractor show in Texas.