Specific: This 977 Track Type
loader s/n 20A1-up, was purchased from a
closed US construction site on Greenland in the late
Historical: The 977D version was produced
between 1955 and 1958 at the Peoria factory.
Length: 5.15 m (162 inches), w/bucket 5.70 m (222
Width: 2.45 m (95 inches), w/bucket 2.80 m (109
Height: 2.30 m (90 inches).
Weight: 15.900 kg (34.980 lb.).
Engine: Own 6-cylinder, type D-318, 8.600 cm3 (524
cubic inches), liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 100 at 1.800 rpm.
Transmission: 5-speed gearbox.
Transfer case: 2-speed.
Electrical system: 6 volt.
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 227 liter (50 gallons).
Range: Approx. 14 hours.
Additional: Starting system was a
2-cylinder gasoline boxer engine, also providing
preheating of intake air for easy start of diesel engine.