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    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; Caterpillar Inc.; Caterpillar tractors
    • B&W photograph of a Caterpillar 85C Challenger tractor from test 1687. Tractor is on test track. Note the fuel heater on the left side of the tractor. Fuel temperature was kept constant during all the power tests.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; Caterpillar Inc.; Caterpillar tractors
    • Caterpillar D9 Bulldozer and another Cat under the conveyor/loader, apparently on a road building or airport building project. Caption on the back of the photo reads, "East of Gt. Falls Mt. D8 under the back and a D9 in front".
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; Caterpillar Inc.; Caterpillar tractors
    • " Caterpillar Diesel 75 during a warm-up/break-in run." The photograph shows the tested tractor towing two side-by-side rows of load tractors. and the Adams test car. This is a very old Photograph and it looks as if the track still had a small...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors; Farm tractors; Caterpillar Inc.; Caterpillar tractors
    • "Caterpillar D8 being during drawbar test at Nebraska tractor test station." The Caterpillar The D8 tractor is towing the Adams test car and two side-by-side rows of load tractors. A special hitch system was built to tow two parallel rows. A...
    • Larsen Tractor Museum, Records

    • Crawler tractors; Tractors; Caterpillar Inc.
    • Holt Caterpillar, Winnipeg, Canada, 1910. Note the 5th wheel steering system, which was the same as that used on steam engine tractors. The 1917 Waterloo Boy tractor at the Larsen Museum is also a fifth wheel steer tractor.
    • Larsen Tractor Museum, Records

    • Crawler tractors; Caterpillar Inc.; Tractors--Testing
    • "Caterpillar crawler tractor during drawbar test." The crawler tractor is driven on the old dirt test track with the first "bathtub" test car and load tractors pulled behind it. This was conducted at Hoffman Estates in Illinois.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Tractors--Testing; Caterpillar Inc.; Crawler tractors
    • Photograph of the Caterpillar D-8 Diesel crawler during the drawbar test on the test track and towing the test car and five load tractors. The East Campus Steam plant is in the background. The test car is the old open one which was replaced by the...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Tractors--Testing; Caterpillar Inc.
    • Text states: "1940. Checking engine R.P.M. during test no. 357." The Caterpillar D-8 is shown from the rear, where the belt pulley is located. A test engineer is measuring the belt pulley RPM with a handheld Tachometer (an RPM counter) touching...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors--Testing; Caterpillar Inc.; Crawler tractors
    • "Crawler tractor being tested." View of a Caterpillar Steel-Tracked Crawler diesel (probably a D6 model) being driven on the test track towing the Adams test car and four load tractors. The track at that time was a "dirt track", meaning that the...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Farm tractors--Testing; Tractors--Testing; Caterpillar Inc.; Crawler tractors
    • "1933. Drawbar test of the Caterpillar Diesel 75." The Caterpillar crawler is towing the oldc "bathtub" test car and several other load tractors. In the background is the (what is today) the Activities Building on the East Campus..
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors--Testing; Caterpillar Inc.; Crawler tractors
    • test car. Two technicians are standing on the tractor and pouring a measured amount of fuel into the tank. This was the method used until a separate tenk and, later, a fuel heating system was introduced. This tank would be weighed before and after...
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors--Testing; Caterpillar Inc.; Crawler tractors
    • Caterpillar D8 during drawbar test. Front view of Caterpillar D-8 crawler towing the Adams test car and four other load tractors. The test car is offset to the right side from the main load, which could not be transmitted through its chassis.
    • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, Records

    • Tractors--Testing; Caterpillar Inc.; Crawler tractors
    • "D-8 Caterpillar being tested on the dirt track before 1956." Front view of Caterpillar crawler rounding the curve in the test track followed by the test car and six other tractors. The Adams test car was off-set from the main load. because its...

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