Details of the Blackburn Clutch-O-Grab, a feature found on all three outfits (Patent Depending). Blackburn's method of power transfer worked better before the infamous Grease-A-Belt Lubricator experiments (which reduced drawbar horsepower to unmeasurable
Closeup of the Bronkophonic sound Suppressor-Part No. BS99W- on the F-3-Z. Note the liberal usage of readily available pipe fittings, allowing the Suppressor to be repaired in an emergency by dismantling your bathroom fixtures.
An early F-3-E failed the Manhattan Tractor Tests; it couldn't make a dent in the 5th Avenue hardpan. Later models probably did much better, if there were any.
New Jersey Tractor Test records confirm that the F-3-Z was able to pull two plow bottoms three inches deep through Lime Jello. The outfit was able to maintain this performance for one full minute before retiring with burned mounting rods and sheared compr
The Fairbanks Morse Eclipse tractors pictured above belongs to Kenneth W. Fullmer of 732 Pennsylvania Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701. He has been collecting gas engines for some time and is quite proud of his collection of small horsepower gas engines.