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3 Generations of Turntable Ladders Belfast Ireland
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No: 2339   Contributor: Murray Armstrong   Year: 1985   Manufacturers: Bedford, Dennis, Shelvoke   Country: Ireland
3 Generations of Turntable Ladders Belfast Ireland

I took this picture C1985 in Springfield Fire Station, Belfast, N.I. From left to right - Dennis Metz, Shelvoke Merryweather (re-chassised from an AEC ) and a Bedford Magirus. The WRL in the background is a Dodge. I have a couple more of these three appliances taken from slightly different aspects; if you think they'd be suitable I'll gladly add them to the site.
Picture added on 07 March 2007
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Yes Please!
Murray you have probably seen the recent discussions about OZ9607, PDK717 and the Auckland 125' Dennis Metz.

Added by Barry. on 07 March 2007.
Yes mate, love to see the TL photos. This is a great shot!!

Added by Fire995 on 07 March 2007.
Oz 9607 via 5732 and yia 5121. The ladder from 5121 is now on sdz 5029

two questions: which of 383tz and 8100gz donated the ladder to the shelvoke and do you know the reg of the dodge?

Added by Martin on 11 April 2007.
Martin,
The Shelvoke in the picture is actually VIA 5733 which has the ladder from
8100 GZ and was stationed in Springfield - West Belfast. Shelvoke VIA 5732 got the ladder from 383 TZ and was stationed in Central. I'll post some pictures of Central's Shelvoke TL along with the Snorkel HP from Knock station and the Bedford Magirus from Springfield (this TL replaced the Shelvoke Merryweather)

Added by Murray Armstrong on 12 April 2007.
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