Caterpillar D2
Cat D2 at Belvoir 07
A Cat D2 at Belvoir Castle Show in 2007
Model history
Model introduced 1938
Model discontinued 1957
Model status Discontinued
Power hp Unknown
Cooling system Water
Transmission Details
Transmission type Unknown
Drive tracked
Linkage Category Unknown
Other info
Factories USA
Plow rating Unknown
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Caterpillar D2 at neath 2012 - IMG 8333

At Neath 2012

The Caterpillar D2 was a compact crawler tractor built from 1938-1957 in the USA, in 2 versions (3J)-Narrow or (5J)-Wide Gauge, with a revised U version in 1947.


  • D2 3J - 8600 built
  • D2 5J - 10561 built
  • D2 4U - 7560 built
  • D2 5U - 18894 built

A small tractor aimed at farmers as well as contractors

Preservation of machinesEdit

These are popular with UK collectors and elsewhere as relatively simple to maintain and rugged. The are also relatively easy to transport due to the moderate weight, on a trailer behind a large 4wd vehicle.

List of known machinesEdit

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List of Preserved Caterpillar D2 (all series) tractors
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Serial No.
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Build-Date Engine-Type/Make Owner
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Photo Were seen/Featured in Other info
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Caterpillar D2 sn 5U2470 Bulldozer. Owner Ray Foot , New Zealand.

Caterpillar D2 sn 5U4437 Crawler with PTO.  Owner Ray Foot , New Zealand.


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