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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Budd Sleeper Trailer
New type sleeper trailer, of light-weight, stainless steel construction, for travel in Syrian desert. Constructed by the Edward G. Budd Company of Philadelphia, for the Nairn Transport Company, Ltd., the trailer utilizes the same principles of construction incorporated in Budd-built light-weight trains. It is of 14-passenger capacity. Pulled by a 150-horsepower Diesel tractor, the unit weighs less than 28,000 pounds and is capable of a top speed on the desert of 65 miles an hour. From the Nation's Business photo file.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
Edward G. Budd Manufacturing CompanyNairn Transport Company
Periodicals--PublishingTractorsTractors--Motors (Diesel)TrailersTrailers--Design and constructionTravel trailers
1 photographic print : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1993.230)
Series II, Subseries VVV, Box 75, Folder 1
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1993.230), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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