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Fairbanks-Morse Pump Jack


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Old 05-22-2005, 11:32:30 AM
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Question Fairbanks-Morse Pump Jack

Can Anyone give me any information on this “Pump Jack??”. [IMG]

When were these made?
What were they used for? (It seems to be to rugged to be used for just pumping water.)

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Weight: 133 Lbs (Cast Iron).
Height: 17” with cover.
Width at base: 9”
Belt Drive Wheel diam: 15”, Belt face 2-3/4”
Accessory mounting area: 4” circular. Holes for 2 bolts/nuts

Casting Identifiers:
Fairbanks-Morse Chicago No. 6 D.W. Head (D.W.= Deep Well???) Serial No.:259925

It takes seven (7) complete turns of the drive wheel to complete one up-down stroke. Verticle stroke is 6” (straight up and down – no arc).

I contacted Fairbanks Morse, Chicago Office via their web site and they say they have no info on this item.

It was completely frozen (rust, dirt, etc.) when I acquired it. There was also a lot of nesting material in the case (mice?). It took several days and a lot of Liquid Wrench to loosen the first part. Once the first part was loose, I was able to disassemble the rest of the innards without too much trouble. The (original?) paint (what there was of it) looked like it was a deep grey-green. Couldn’t find anything like it in any store so I painted it an Army Olive Drab.

My email address is: manyhobs@comcast.net
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