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CATERPILLAR HOLT T-35 2-TON TRACTOR
Holt's Contributions to Caterpillar: Holt T-35/2-Ton
Holt's T-35 was developed before the consolidation under the leadership of Harmon Eberhard.
Thomas Baxter replaced Benjamin Holt as president and turned the company towards
building smaller tractors, which he saw as the future for farming, logging and construction.
The T-35 designation was soon changed to 2-Ton to be in line with Holt nomenclature.
The 2-Ton featured a unique overhead-camshaft, four-cylinder gas engine.
The 4.00x5.00-inch (100x125-mm) engine displaced 251 ci (4,111 cc).
Rated engine speed was 1,000 rpm. The transmission offered one reverse
and three forward speeds. A unique feature of this tractor was that the transmission
was located behind the rear axle, rather than in front, as was usual.
Oil-cooled sterring clutches were used, at least at first. Cast track links were also used.
Holt, and later Caterpillar, made all components of the tractor,
except for the Eisemann magneto and Kingston carburetor.
In working trim, the tractor weighed 4,000 pounds (1,800 kg), hence the designation "2-Ton."
Tractors, like people, tend to gain weight as they get older, and the 2-Ton was more of a
2.5-ton (2,250-kg) machine by the end of its production life. The maximum drawbar pull was
3,275 pounds (1,474 kg).
The 2-Ton was promoted as a compact unit for earthmoving and agriculture.
Originally expected to be a 35-hp tractor, it was actually rated at 15 drawbar and 25 belt hp.
It was the smaller tractor in the product line through most of the 1920s.
The 2-Ton was built first by Holt and then by Caterpillar, staying in production from 1921 to 1928.
IS FULL OF ANTIFREEZE AND OILS.
SEAT HAVE BEEN FULLY REUPHOLSTERED.
HAS BEEN RECENTLY STARTED AND RUNS FINE.
IS NOW BEING STORED IN OUR HEATED MUSEUM.
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT_____________251 ci (4,111 cc).
RATED ENGINE SPEED________________1,000 RPM's.
MAX. DRAWBAR PULL_________________3,275 LB's.
OVERALL LENGTH ____________________8FT,6IN.
OVERALL WIDTH _____________________4FT,6IN.
OVERALL HGT TO TOP OF EXHAUST_____5FT.
ITEM SOLD AS IS.
ANY QUESTIONS, JUST EMAIL.
THIS TRACTOR IS ALSO FOR SALE LOCALLY.
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO WITHDRAW THE sale AND SELL LOCALLY.
FOREIGN buyers MUST EMAIL BEFORE offerDING.
Winning buyer must arrange to have picked up.
Local trucking may possibly be available.
Tractor is located in West Gardiner, Maine.
Six mile south of Augusta.
Call or email if any questions.
A $1000. deposit by Paypal for deposit only is due within 24 hour of the end of sale.
Payment in full is due within 7 days of the end of the sale by bank wire transfer or bank certified check.
All funds must clear to our bank completely before machines can leave our premises.
Payment for this sale is by bank wire transfer, certified check or cash in person.
All payment funds must clear before release of the tractor to the winning buyer.
Please remember that this tractor is over 80 years old and is not perfect.
The tractor may have some imperfections as shown in the photos.
Is being stored in our heated muesum.
Please check our response. You deal directly with us, the owners,
(never a salesman) and we make every effort to provide an enjoyable and
hassle-free experience on your purchase. We have described the above
mentioned tractor to the best of our ability. However, please understand
as with all antique tractors, the described condition is subjective.
If you elect to forgo a personal inspection, and you wish to have the tractor
shipped, we can make no guarantees to your satisfaction of the said tractor.
The tractor is sold in 'AS IS' condition with no warranty or guarantee
expressed or implied. As a licensed tractor dealer we are required to collect
applicable sales tax from residents of the state of Maine.
If you have any questions please feel free to email @ email@example.com.
WE WILL NOT RESPOND TO EMAIL ASKING US TO DISCLOSE THE RESERVE PRICE.
THIS IS AN sale SO IF YOU APPRECIATE THIS TRACTOR PLEASE offer WHAT
YOU ARE WILLING TO PAY. CUSTOMERS WITH ZERO OR NEGATIVE response MUST EMAIL
US PRIOR TO offerDING. OTHERWISE, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL YOUR offer.
WINNING buyers MUST FINALIZE SALE BY TELEPHONE ONLY.
Understand this is only to protect the integrity of the sale,
And to minimize fraudulent activity.