Crawler Tractor - Caterpillar D2
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CH classification CONSTRUCTION Crawler tractor
Drawbar 36.62 HP
Belt 41.86 HP
TRACTOR NUMBER \ 3J1521
The D2 model is a diesel crawler tractor first produced in 1938. It was Caterpillar's smallest diesel tractor. It was designed as a small economical tractor intended for farm work, and could pull 3 to 4 ploughs. It used a completely new engine and transmission. It was a reliable, low cost machine to operate and was versatile with applications ranging from farming, small landscaping contracts to surface coal mining. It had a Cat D3400, four cylinder, 3 3/4 x 5 inch bore and stroke diesel engine.
The model D2, 3J and 5J series were manufactured from 1938 to 1947 and the 4U and 5U series from 1948 to 1957. The 3J had a standard 40inch wide track gauge and the 5J had a 50inch wide track gauge. The original price was US$1,400. The total number of D2s produced was 26,454