The hosting costs of websites on this system have historically been covered by advertising. However changes in the way people use the internet, including ad-blocking mean that the revenues no longer cover the expenses. For this reason we will be closing this website within the next two months unless we can find a different model. If any users of the site would be interested in the possibility of taking this incredible archive or pictures and comments over including paying for hosting, please get in touch.
We use cookies to track visitor statistics and personalise adverts. This info is shared with Google. Only use the site if you agree to this. OK, I agree
Librapix Link

Fire Engines Photos

Upload a Picture About this Site | Links | Random Pic | Advanced Search Home | Latest Additions | Contributors | Visitors
 
Thornycroft nubian MK5 reg no 37RNM
Fire Engine Photos
No: 17412   Contributor: Jason   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Thornycroft   Country: United Kingdom
Thornycroft nubian MK5 reg no 37RNM

This is a rare beast its a Thornycroft nubian MK5 reg no 37RNM it is in the process of having work done these were a work of art and may well be in the RAF fire service museum collection at Barkston heath soon!
Picture added on 04 June 2009 at 14:53
add commentComments:
Thats good news Jason thanks! Now, was it A lever in and B lever out for foam or the other way round? Come on lads jog my memory!

Added by John Stott on 05 June 2009.
Malta Historic Vehicle Trust are attempting to do same with a MkV recovered on the Island.
A out B in for foam A in Bout for water Both out for suction lift ??? is it

Added by Robert Ewing on 05 June 2009.
By eck young Robert! Showing your age eh?

Added by John Stott on 05 June 2009.
Oh Yea 3rd gear for pumping aswell

Added by Robert Ewing on 06 June 2009.
Jason, where is the Mk 5 located as the lads at Barkston Heath don't know anything about it?.

Added by Gordon Smith on 26 September 2009.
Gordon, I seem to remember Robert or somone mentioning there were two 5s at Cosford hidden in a hangar.

Added by John Stott on 27 September 2009.
I believe there MAY be a lot more things hidden at Cosford!

Added by Bob on 27 September 2009.
Bob, as long as its not an 8 then I am happy!

Added by John Stott on 27 September 2009.
The two at Cosford are no longer there and have moved on. Do we know where this one is currently located?

Added by Gareth Jordan on 16 May 2014.
This Mk5 is still in existence and slowly being restored. A seized engine (Rolls B80 Mk2D) means we are still looking for parts. Otherwise complete (apart from the foam pump)and now under cover in the workshop. Originally retrieved from Mains scrapyard in Oxfordshire in 2004.

Added by Bob Papps on 16 July 2015.
At the RAF Fire Service Museum Scampton

Added by J Yates on 11 December 2015.
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.

Comments

Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.
 

Thornycroft

thornycroft-alvis  RAF marham 1960Two old classicsNorwich Airport Foam Tender PumpThorneycroft Nubian Sun DRN 880DThornycroft Mk5 Airfield Crash TenderThorneycroft MK7 Dennis at BruntingthorpeEx RAF Mk9 Thornycroft crash vehicleRAF Thornycroft Biggin Hill Biggin Hill Thornycroft 1993
My Album Admin Login | Terms & Copyright | Try our site about Racing Cars