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Old 04-21-2012, 01:08 PM
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Smoke on start up. What should I do?

1936 Fairbanks Morse Model 32D - YouTube
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Old 04-21-2012, 01:24 PM
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sounded like it was making music...
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Pretty cool. I like the smoke rings it puffs out about 3 minutes in. What was that engine used for?

Reminds me of the Great Oregon Steam-up. The place is a hazy of smoke in the afternoon after all the steam powered, diesel, powered, and gas powered stuff has been running all day. It's a great place for a gear-head that loves the old technology.
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I do not know which model Engine it is but in WWII Fairbankmorse Engines were used as Engines on Submarines.

The last one I saw was a Generator Engine on a Ship.

You would likely see them in stationary Engine applications.
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3 TON FLYWHEEL! Vintage Steam Rally,,Stourport 12th July 2009 - YouTube i love the sound on the first engine
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They used these engines for everything from municipal water systems, power generation, etc. We used to have a 3 cylinder Wolverine. That was a great engine!
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