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M-447 Semitrailer, Van, Shop, Folding Sides, 4 Wheel

The M447 is a six-ton, 4-wheel semitrailer van. Work area is 252 inches long, 94-1/2 inches wide, 131 inches high, overall, with floor 52 inches off ground. Both sides fold out for increased working area. The M447 van is typically used as a maintenance shop van similar to M750. Air conditioning is available on the M447C model.

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M-447 Semitrailer, Van, Shop, Folding Sides, 4 Wheel.  This unit manufactured by Southwest Truck Body Co. in 1966. Photo: Government Liquidation.com
M-447 Semitrailer, Van, Shop, Folding Sides, 4 Wheel. This unit manufactured by Southwest Truck Body Co. in 1966. Photo: Government Liquidation.com

M-447 Semitrailer, Van, Shop, Folding Sides, 4 Wheel.  This unit manufactured by Southwest Truck Body Co. in 1966. Photo: Government Liquidation.com
M-447 Semitrailer, Van, Shop, Folding Sides, 4 Wheel. This unit manufactured by Southwest Truck Body Co. in 1966. Photo: Government Liquidation.com