Series 3E1-3E51, 1933 only.
The DIESEL SEVENTY used the diesel engine from the DIESEL SIXTY FIVE in a new large chassis and was produced only briefly in 1933.
Unlike many tractors of the period, the DIESEL SEVENTY was made in just one version with a 78 inch gauge.
It is roumoured that only two DIESEL SEVENTY tractors left the factory, the others being fitted with D11000 engines and sold as DIESEL SEVENTY FIVE tractors
The Diesel SEVENTY is extremely rare and very few are known to have survived. The example below was found in Hawaii.
Photograph courtesy Tom Madden
Production was only in 1933 with onl 51 tractors being built. It was replaced in 1935 with the Diesel SEVENTY FIVE Tractor.
DIESEL SEVENTY Details
|D9900 Diesel engine 4 cylinders 6 1/8 inch x 9 1/4inch bore / stroke.|
|Weight 30,800 lbs.|
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