Farmall B

Farmall B tractor photo
1939 - 1947
Row-Crop tractor
ManufacturerFarmall (a part of International Harvester)
Row-Crop tractor
FactoriesChicago, Illinois, USA
 Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Total built75,241
Original price$770
The Farmall A and B were nearly identical tractors. The A featured an offset engine and wide front end. The B had a centered engine, seat offset to the right, and narrow front end.
Bfull width
BNnarrow tread
Farmall B Engines
International Harvester 1.9L 4-cyl gasoline
International Harvester 1.9L 4-cyl kerosene
Fuel tank10 gal
37.9 L
Aux. fuel1 gal
3.8 L
Engine details ...
Farmall B Power
Plows1 (16 inch)
Drawbar (tested)16.21 hp
12.1 kW
Belt (tested)18.39 hp
13.7 kW
Performance test details ...
Two-wheel drive
Manual steering
Open operator station.
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear RPM540
Dimensions & Tires
Weight2400 lbs
1088 kg
Front tire6-12
Rear tire9-24
Full dimensions and tires ...
B Serial Numbers
1947182964 (Chicago)
1947200001 (Louisville)

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B Serial Location
Farmall B serial number location
Seat support bracket
Belt Pulley
Diameter8.5 inches
21 cm
Width6 inches
15 cm
Speed2574 ft/min
784.56 meters/min
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Updated on December 2, 2019
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