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charlie

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Re: Fire Trucks - add your pics
« on: March 12, 2009, 12:11:48 PM »
Got an old tractor that was at the All Mack show at Gerharts in October 2007. It's a 1955 B85F from the Independent Hook & Ladder Co. Hope some enjoy.



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Re: Fire Trucks - add your pics
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2009, 12:20:34 PM »
Charlie you know I would  enjoy that truck.  It is A  beautiful truck and a nice shot.  What is not to love?  It pulled a tiller, it is a Mack and it is an open cab!!! :-D 
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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2009, 12:24:54 PM »
Some fire trucks from the Digby Scallop Days Parade in August 2008.

Digby Fire Department





Barton & Brighton FD


These were in Bridgewater at Cardinal Fire & Safety.
http://www.cardinalfireandsafety.com/index.htm





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Re: Fire Trucks - add your pics
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2009, 01:33:48 PM »
A few more from the Gerhart Mack show at Lititz PA in 2007 including one from the boneyard.

1947 Mack from the Wyomissing PA Fire Co.


Lutherville Vol. Fire Co. unit.


Found this old rig from the Kirkwood Fire Co. while strolling through the back lot.

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« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2009, 03:40:37 PM »
Looking at all the Macks reminds me that when I used to go to the LA factory branch they had a salesman who solicited business from the various Fire Departments probably in the whole of So. Calif.  Mack salesmen would wear a Bull Dog pin on their suit or coat lapel and his was red with a fire helmet on the Bull Dog - - I wonder if anyone else ever saw this. Mack was one of the first fire apparatus manufacturers that produced a diesel that met the requirements of the Underwriters Lab . The city of Long Beach was a big user of Mack fire apparatus and there still a few units around up to a couple of years ago.

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« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2009, 03:52:23 PM »
Nice pics of equipment up your way Lee. I can't recall if i've ever seen another KW fire engine. The one in your grouping is excellent.  :-)

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Re: Fire Trucks - add your pics
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2009, 05:03:01 PM »
That Striker you caught, Paul, is pretty cool.

Nice pics, L.Dugas. I love that W900B.

Here are a couple of restored units that came from the Seattle Fire Dept. I vaguely remember seeing some of these KW's in service as a kid.




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« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2009, 08:53:47 AM »
The pictures on here just keep getting better.  Those are some great shots.  That Kw from the Digby Fire Department is an amazing machine.  I love the cabover Macks.  Nashville used to run several of them as rescues.  I wish that I had gotten pictures.  FDNY used them as well with Marion bodies as rescues.  You just do not see them much anymore.  Nice shots of the Macks Charlie.  I know some people that would love to ge their hands on that one in the boneyard. 
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« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2009, 07:59:07 AM »

WOW   :-o   where in the world were those taken.
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« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2009, 11:40:30 AM »
My first contributuion of a hook and ladder courtesy of the Asbury Park NJ FD. :-)

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« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2009, 11:43:12 AM »
Cab close up of the Asbury Park hook & ladder.

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« Reply #12 on: March 19, 2009, 02:09:10 PM »
Nice catch Charlie.  That is a tough looking Seagrave.  I guess I had better get a tiller shot as well.  These were shot in Orange Beach Alabama this past summer vacation. 





The first fire truck that I ever drove was an old Fore like this one.  The driver stopped in the middle of the road and told me I was driving.  I had to include the shot with my little girl in it.  (proud daddy  you all know how it goes)



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« Reply #13 on: March 19, 2009, 02:12:03 PM »
I've really been enjoying these fire truck pics from everyone - and your little girl sure brightens up that picture. :-D

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« Reply #14 on: March 19, 2009, 02:14:53 PM »
My first contributuion of a hook and ladder courtesy of the Asbury Park NJ FD. :-)
Nice catch, Charlie.

WOW   :-o   where in the world were those taken.
2008 PACCAR Technical Center Open House in Mt. Vernon, WA. - same place my previous (2) pics were taken, but from a different year.

Here's a couple from the 2007 open house

1946 Kenworth








And a couple more from 2008