Engines A to Z: 1947 8-cylinder 173 HP Caterpillar Tractor Co. engine
Company: Caterpillar Tractor Co., Peoria, Ill.
Model: D 17000 “Genset” 8-cylinder
Serial number: 2V227
Horsepower: 173 at 900 RPM
Weight: 15,000 pounds (estimate)
Ignition: Compression (diesel)
Governing: Controlled fuel pumps
Generator output: 96 KVA, 440v, 3 PH, 60 HZ
Starter: 6-volt electric starter on 2-cylinder gasoline “pony motor”
PO Box 68
Wagon Mound, NM 87752
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