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1948 EMPIRE CATALOG FOR TWO WHEEL WALKING TRACTORS


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3 and 6 Horse Power
Engine:Briggs & Stratton,one-cylinder,four cycle air cooled engine with crank starter.
Drive:Power is transmitted directly from the engine to the gears through a unversal coupling.Steel-hardened gears operate in constant lubrication in enclosed case.Gear mountings run on Timken and ball bearings.The driving gear is also part of the clutch and,when operating,both wheels receive equal power.
Axle Shaft:Standard length of axle shaft,36",
Special size,42",50"
Model C Tire size 6 HP tractor: 700 x 16(standard) and over size 750 x 18.
Model X Tire size 3 HP tractor:600 x16(standard) and over size 700 x 16.
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PLOW
Weight:8"=86 lbs.
Weight:9"=87 1/2 lbs.
9" Plow 6 hp tractor
8" Plow 3 hp tractor
This general all-purpose plow is equipped with ratchet adjustment lever for raising and lowering with roller coulter.The plow is attached with a pin to the U beam on the tractor and is supported by the same long draw-bars used for the cultivator.A bridge encircles the plow beam and the two lond draw-bars are placed on the bridge and held by replacing the two pins which are removed to disconnect cultivator.One cultivator guage wheel is removed and placed one the stub of the bridge which encircles the plow beam.




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CULTIVATOR
Special cultivating tool bars are available in 48,60,72"
Channel bar has seven holes and is approximately 15" long.Draw-bars are adjustable to these seven holes,according to the postion desired.Two cross-bars are 36" long and are steel-tempered and spaced by two shot mallable draw-bars which are connected by two draw pins to the long draw-bars.
Guage wheels are iron with bronze bushings on standards with lever depth control.







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DISCS
Weight:75 lbs.
Disc platesare 12" diameter in teo sets of four plates to a gang.Also available in five and six plates to a gang.Adjustment angle provided for by a pin in swivel plate.The plate has three holes and to obtain angle of discing desired turn thr arch and insert pin in hole.Inward or outward discing may be accomplished by this method.Disc should be equally spaced on tool bars for best results.







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SICKLE BAR
Sizes:40 and 52" cutting widths.
Operation:Equipped with an independent clutch,with clutch lever located within easy reach of operator on left tractor handle.
Driving Power:V type belt from power take off pulley on tractor equipped with standard 5" pulley.
Installation:Easy attached by four cap screws to frame of tractor.Sickle bars may be installed on all Model X 3 hp and Model C 6 hp tractors. Four holes are available on 3 hp and 6 hp tractors for sickle bar attachment.Tractors must be equipped with power take-off pulley to operate sickle bar.
Construction:Rigid mallable iron housing for mechanism of gears and bearings.Timken bearings running in grease and sealed from dust.Steel bevel gears are enclosed in grease-filled housing.Hardened steel pitman with roller bearings and fitting for grears gun.Crankshaft steel with hardened crank wheel.Crank wheel and pitman completely enclosed in cast iron housing.All moving mechansim are covered and equipped for grease gun fittings.Frame heavy bar steel.Cutter bar is easily removed for replacements or sharping.
Weight:40" 85 lbs.
Weight:52" 100 lbs.






NEW 1 1/2 HPEmpire tractor

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Engine:four cycle,1 1/2 hp 3000 rpm Johnson Iron Horse Engine
Construction:Tractor frame is made from heavy bar steel with built in motor guard.Machine cut hardened steel gears enclosed,running in oil,and fully protected dust and grit.Enclosed ratch drive with double pawls packed in grease.Heavy cast axle housing with bronze bearings.
Handles:Steel handles with rubber handle grips are adjustable to operaters height.Rapid front hitch for sickle bar,snow plow,etc.
Wheels:20" diameter with full traction tread rubber tires-wheel width adjustment from 15 1/2" to 20 1/2". Driving speed approximately 4 1/2 MPH maximum.
Implements:6 1/2" Plow with steel or cast iron point with straight knife coulter.
Cultivator:Six tooth Cultivator with adjustable and independent standards and knives 1 1/2" wide.
Sickle bar mower:width 32"
Weight:Tractor 200 lbs.Tool Carriage and Cultivator 60 lbs. 6 1/2" plow 33 lbs.




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"Above: model Empire Garden Tractor with cultivator built in 1930 and still in operation giving complete satisfaction."




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