6678 Clinton Street, Terre Haute, Indiana 47805
These photos are of my 10 HP, 1917, Fairbanks Morse engine. I found it in Kentucky where it had been for many years in the oil fields.
It was running and was painted when I picked it up. After getting it home, I built the set of trucks and mounted it on them. I formed the tapered stack from 14-gauge iron, and it really sounds off. It also blows a beautiful smoke ring.
Note the front steering, it is a solid bar bent 90 degrees and turns in bearings on each end of the bar. I have shown it several times and really enjoyed it.
Ed. note: Thanks to James John Stearley of RR 15, Bo 351, Brazil, IN 47834, for sending us Jim Shaw's letter.