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This article is about the TV series cranes. You may be looking for the Railway Series crane.

A Caterpillar Crane is a mobile crane that runs on caterpillar tracks, many caterpillar cranes can be seen all around Sodor and mostly work in quarries and other worksites. Some scrapped cranes have also been seen several times.

One of these cranes was briefly seen working alongside the Sodor Construction Company for the reconstruction of Great Waterton in The Great Discovery.


The caterpillar cranes are based on a USA military caterpillar crane.


Thomas & Friends



  • The Ertl toys of the caterpillar cranes incorrectly refers to them as a "he" as if there is only one of them and as if they are sentient.


  • Ertl (discontinued; as "Crane")
Non-rail vehicles

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