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Catepillar D2 - Carter Catepillar, Salem, Va
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
N 37° 17.371 W 080° 01.962
17S E 585739 N 4127429
Quick Description: This little workhorse is sitting in front of a Catepillar dealer in Salem, Va.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 9/4/2014 11:02:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMMDBD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
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Long Description:
These little D2's were primarily designed to pull plows and assist with logging operations. The addition of the front blade was an after thought. It would do okay in most small operations or jobs but had limitations with heavier work. They were powered by either of two 4 cylinder diesel engines, a 3.6L or 4.1 L.

"The Caterpillar D2 was manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. in the factory that was located in Peoria, Illinois, USA. It stopped being manufactured in the year of 1957. The base frame of this model of tractor is a crawler. The weight of the Caterpillar D2 ranges from about 7420 to 8536 pounds depending upon the year it was manufactured. There are 5 forward gears and 1 reverse gear. Caterpillar manufactured a total of 26,454 D2 model tractors. Caterpillar began manufacturing new tractors, including the D2 model, in response to the "New Deal" programs that were initiated by President Franklin Roosevelt to stimulate America's economy."

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Engine Type: Internal Combustion

Wheel Type: Steel

Make: Catepillar

Model: D2

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