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Caterpillar 955H Crawler Loader

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Caterpillar Crawler Loaders
Caterpillar 955H
The Caterpillar 955H crawler loader was introduced in 1960 in the USA. Production began in Australia and France in 1962, and Japan in 1965.

[edit] Features

The 955H has a D330 turbocharged, four-cylinder engine producing 100 flywheel horsepower (FWHP). It has a powershift transmission.

The 955H was manufactured in the USA, with a 60A serial number prefix; in Australia, with a 77A prefix; in France, with a 72A prefix; and in Japan, with a 93A prefix.

The Japanese unit comes standard with pedal steer.

[edit] Modifications

In 1961 Caterpillar added oil cooled brakes and steering clutches to the American unit, beginning with 60A03626.

In 1964 pedal steer was added, beginning with 77A00205, 72A01169, and 60A08413.

Production ended in the USA in 1966.

Production ended in Australia, France, and Japan in 1967.

Based on data from the sales database of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, it is estimated that more than 15,100 Caterpillar 955H crawler loaders have been produced.

Highest Serial #
Australia
77A N/A
France
72A 01885
Japan
93A N/A
USA
60A 13256
Total = 15,141