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03-05-2015, 02:45 AM
In 1942-45 7-ton semitrailers for Studebaker US6x4 tractor truck were built by Edwards Iron Works, W.C. Nabors Company and Gramm Motor Truck & Trailer Corp. Whether there was Edwards Iron Works their chief developer?

03-05-2015, 06:41 AM
Edwards Iron Works was an independent local firm that did a lot of contract work for Studebaker, including slide-in pickup boxes for early Champions. http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/showthread.php?79144-1941-Studebaker-Champion-Coupe-Delivery-33-converted-a-car-into-a-pickup!&highlight=Edwards


03-05-2015, 06:50 AM
Chances are it was a standard military design and was made by anyone who had the capacity to build them.

03-05-2015, 06:53 AM
Also they built sleeper cabs and van semitrailers for Studebaker tractor trucks. Possible Edwards Iron Work was designer of 7-ton semitrailer and specification for it?

03-12-2015, 03:28 PM
The semi-trailer was developed of Highway Trailer. In 1942 it was built by Carter (with metal sides), Edwards Iron Work built them since 1943 (with wood sides).