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Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527) 'Ben Hur'

The G-527 Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel was towed by 3/4 ton or heavier vehicles to provide drinking water to the field. A hand pump at the front of the tank delivered the water to dispensing faucets. Manufactured by Ben Hur, Checker, and Springfield. Sometimes called "Ben Hur water trailer."

Manuals for the Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527) include:

  • ORD 9 G527 Parts List
  • TM 10-1212 Parts and Maintenance

Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton Photo Album

Factory photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527) by Ben Hur
Factory photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527) by Ben Hur.

1940 photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527)
1940 photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527)

1940 photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527)
1940 photo of Trailer, Water, 250 gallon, 1 Ton, 2 Wheel (G-527)