A restored Twenty Two at the Astwood Bank Vintage Gathering in 2008
|Preceded by||Caterpillar Twenty|
|Length (inches/metres)||108 in.|
57.75 in. (40" gauge)|
67.75 in. (50" gauge)
|Height (inches/meters)||56.125 in.|
|Weight (nominal) lb/kg||
6,200 lbs. (40" gauge)|
6,270 lbs. (50" gauge)
The Caterpillar Twenty-two is a tractor that was introduced by Caterpillar in 1934 to replace the Caterpillar Twenty. It had a fuel capacity of 22 gallons and came in 2 model series, 2F and 1J.
The Caterpillar R-2 was a related model built for the US military.
- 40 inch Gauge
- 50 inch Gauge
- Orchard spec with high clearance variant.
The Twenty Two was built in 2 Series, with over 15,000 built over a 5 year period.
- Series 2F - 9,999 built
- Series 1J - 5155 built
A number of examples survive of theses tractors around the world.
- Please list any known examples with serial number (if possible) & approximate location i.e nearest town (not owners address).
IJ4363SP Longreach Queensland
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References / sources
- ↑ Orlemann, Eric C. Caterpillar Chronicle: the history of the world's greatest earthmovers. MotorBooks International, 2000, p. 30.
- ↑ http://www.tractordata.com/farm-tractors/000/9/3/937-caterpillar-twenty-two.html
- ↑ Orlemann, Eric C. and Haddock, Keith Classic Caterpillar Crawlers. MotorBooks International, 2001, p. 55.