International 2444
International 2444 1968
International 2444 industrial, 1968
Model history
Model introduced 1967
Model discontinued 1971
Model status Discontinued
Preceded by International 2424
Engine Specification
Engine make International
Engine model International C-153
Fuel type gasoline
Power hp 47 gross, 42 net, 38 pto, 33 drawbar
Governed rpm 2000
Displacement cu in /(litre) 152 ci
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 3.375"
Stroke in (mm) 4.25"
Cooling system Water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type dual-range sliding gear
Forward 8
Reverse 2
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category Category I 3-point hitch, draft control
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 7.50-16 6-ply
Rear 14.9-24 6-ply
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 110"
Width (inches/meters) 73"
Height (inches/meters) 51"
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 3250 lb
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 17 ft
Wheelbase 70"
Other info
Factories Doncaster, England and Louisville, Kentucky
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The Edrob/International 2444 was built by International Harvester from 1967 to 1971, with partial manufacture in Doncaster, England and final assembly in Louisville, Kentucky.

Model historyEdit

Main article: International Harvester

For basic 444 utility tractor see International 444. For low-profile version see International 2444 Lo-Boy.

The International 2444 was a heavy-duty industrial variation of the 444 utility tractor with some of the standard equipment made optional.

Tractor Comparison, gasoline models Edit

The International 2444 industrial tractor, based on the 444 agricultural utility, competed with the Allis-Chalmers I-400, Case 480CK, and John Deere JD300.

Make & model Pto hp Displace. Speeds Weight (lb) Price-$ (year)
International 2444 38 153 8 3250
Allis-Chalmers I-400 33 149 4-8 3980
Case 480CK 33 148 4-8 3560
John Deere JD300 39 135 8 4015

Tractor Comparison, diesel models Edit

Make & model Pto hp Displace. Speeds Weight (lb) Price-$ (year)
International 2444 37 154 8 3370
Case 480CK 34 188 4-8 3760
John Deere JD300 39 152 8 4220

Timeline Edit

  • 1967 - International 444 production began, 2444 industrial version and 2444 Lo-Boy added
  • 1971 - 2444 models discontinued

Factory locations Edit

  • International Harvester Great Britain, Ltd., Doncaster, England
  • Louisville Works, Louisville, Kentucky


For basic spec see Infobox on the right. Add details here.

  • C-153 4-cylinder gasoline engine
  • 8-speed dual range transmission
  • Adjustable front axle
  • Differential lock
  • Electric starter
  • Standard tires
    • Front: 5.50-16 4-ply
    • Rear: 12.4-24 4-ply


  • BD-154 4-cylinder diesel engine
  • 8-speed dual-range transmission with forward-reverse shuttle
  • Hydrostatic power steering
  • Hydraulic system
  • Category I 3-point hitch, draft control
  • Constant running or transmission driven pto
  • Belt pulley
  • Drawbar
  • Grille guard
  • Lights
  • Optional tires
    • Front: 7.50-16 6-ply
    • Rear: 14.9-24 6-ply

Serial numbers (diesel version)Edit

Year Serial no. run
Serial no. run
Number Built Notes
1967 501 1189 Production included with 444
1968 1190 5269
1969 5270 6260[2] Last built
Total built


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  1. Hall, Mike, Ed., The Official Tractor Blue Book 2010, Price Digests, Overland Park, Kansas, 2009
  2. Baumheckel, Ralph and Borghoff, Kent, International Farm Equipment Product History, American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan, 1997

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