Farmall BM
Farmall BM (original) sn BFC 10781 at GDSF 08 - IMG 0655.jpg
A Farmall BM presented in original condition at GDSF in 2008
Model history
Model introduced 1949
Model discontinued 1954
Model status Discontinued
No. produced Unknown
Engine Specification
Engine make IH
Fuel type Gasoline
Power hp Unknown
Displacement cu in /(litre) 248 cu in (4.1 litre)
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 3.875 (98 mm)
Stroke in (mm) 5.25 (133 mm)
Cooling system Water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged yes
Transmission Details
Transmission type Manual
Gearbox make IH
Forward ?
Reverse ?
Drive 2-WD
Linkage Category Unknown
Other info
Factories Doncaster, England
Plow rating ?
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The Farmall BM was built by International Harvester from 1949 to 1954 in England.

Model History[edit | edit source]

For Company history, see Farmall.

Introduced as a British built version of the Farmall M it was assembled at the Doncaster factory, mainly from imported parts initially, with some parts locally sourced. The UK parts content increased over time.

Timeline[edit | edit source]

  • Introduced in 1949 as a 'British' Farmall.

Factory locations[edit | edit source]

  • Doncaster, England.

Specification[edit | edit source]

See Infobox for basic details

Variations and Options[edit | edit source]

Serial Numbers Information[edit | edit source]

Serial Numbers and Year of Manufacture data[1]
Year Serial run Number Built Notes .
1949 D1001 First built
1950 D1259
1951 D3091 B5001 - BF6001 - BFC 6989
1952 BFC6590
1953 BFC9485
1954 BFC10432
1954 BFC10846 S/No. of Last built tractor ?
Total built ?

Preservation[edit | edit source]

Little information on many of these tractors in preservation is available yet.

(Do you know of any examples to list ?
  • Farmall BM sn BFC10781 (Shown above)
  • Farmall BM sn D3722 (shown in gallery below)

List of Preserved Farmall BM tractors
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Serial No. Reg No.
(if known)
Build-Date Engine-Type/Make Owner
(if known)
Photo Were seen/Featured in Other info
sn D3722 GRP 309 ~1951 IH Owner, The Netherlands Recently re-finished Uploaded by owner Recently Re-finished (July 2013)
sb BFC10781 Reg No. ?
(if known)
195? IH Owner ?
(if known)
Farmall BM (original) sn BFC 10781 at GDSF 08 - IMG 0655.jpg At GDSF 2008 In 'original' un restored condition


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Build-Date Engine-Type/Make Owner
(if known)
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Gallery[edit | edit source]

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See also[edit | edit source]

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References / Sources[edit | edit source]

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