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[[File:Caterpillar_Twenty_Two_at_Astwood_bank_08_-_P6150274.jpg|thumb|A restored Twenty Two at the [[Astwood Bank Vintage Gathering]] in 2008]]
 
[[File:Caterpillar_Twenty_Two_at_Astwood_bank_08_-_P6150274.jpg|thumb|A restored Twenty Two at the [[Astwood Bank Vintage Gathering]] in 2008]]
The '''Caterpillar Twenty Two''' was a 25/31 hp [[Crawler tractor]] built from 1934-39 by the [[Caterpillar]] Company.
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|name = Caterpillar Twenty-Two
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|manufacturer = [[Caterpillar Inc.|Caterpillar]]
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|production = 1934-1939
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|length = 108 in.
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|width = 57.75 in. (40" gauge)<br> 67.75 in. (50" gauge)
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|height = 56.125 in.
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|weight = 6,200 lbs. (40" gauge)<br> 6,270 lbs. (50" gauge)
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|propulsion = tracks
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|type = agricultural
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The '''Caterpillar Twenty Two''' was a 25/31 hp [[Crawler tractor]] built from 1934-39 by the [[Caterpillar]] Company. It replaced the [[Caterpillar Twenty]] model
   
 
==Model history==
 
==Model history==
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The Caterpillar Twenty-two is a tractor that was introduced by [[Caterpillar Inc.|Caterpillar]] in 1934 to replace the Caterpillar Twenty.<ref>Orlemann, Eric C. ''Caterpillar Chronicle: the history of the world's greatest earthmovers''. MotorBooks International, 2000, p. 30.</ref> It had a fuel capacity of 22 gallons<ref>http://www.tractordata.com/farm-tractors/000/9/3/937-caterpillar-twenty-two.html</ref> and came in 2 model series, 2F and 1J.<ref>Orlemann, Eric C. and Haddock, Keith ''Classic Caterpillar Crawlers''. MotorBooks International, 2001, p. 55.</ref>
   
 
The [[Caterpillar R-2]] was a related model built for the US military.
 
The [[Caterpillar R-2]] was a related model built for the US military.

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Caterpillar Twenty Two at Astwood bank 08 - P6150274

A restored Twenty Two at the Astwood Bank Vintage Gathering in 2008

Template:Infobox tractor (basic) The Caterpillar Twenty Two was a 25/31 hp Crawler tractor built from 1934-39 by the Caterpillar Company. It replaced the Caterpillar Twenty model

Model history

The Caterpillar Twenty-two is a tractor that was introduced by Caterpillar in 1934 to replace the Caterpillar Twenty.[1] It had a fuel capacity of 22 gallons[2] and came in 2 model series, 2F and 1J.[3]

The Caterpillar R-2 was a related model built for the US military.

Specification

options
  • 40 inch Gauge
  • 50 inch Gauge
  • Orchard spec with high clearance variant.

Serial numbers

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


Preservation

A number of examples survive of theses tractors around the world.

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List of Preserved Caterpillar Twenty two tractors
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Make + Model No. Serial No. Reg No.
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Build-Date Engine-Type/Make Owner
(if known)
Photo Were seen/Featured in Other info
Cat Twenty Two 2F1405W ? year engine owner ? Image needed LHB


seen at ? Wide version
Fill in with your data sn if known ? year engine owner Image needed LHB


seen at misc
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Gallery

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See also

References / sources

  1. Orlemann, Eric C. Caterpillar Chronicle: the history of the world's greatest earthmovers. MotorBooks International, 2000, p. 30.
  2. http://www.tractordata.com/farm-tractors/000/9/3/937-caterpillar-twenty-two.html
  3. Orlemann, Eric C. and Haddock, Keith Classic Caterpillar Crawlers. MotorBooks International, 2001, p. 55.

External links

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