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
1969 Crown Firecoach
Fire Engine Photos
No: 24696   Contributor: Drew Ramsay   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: Crown   Country: United Kingdom
1969 Crown Firecoach

This is a 1969 Crown Firecoach which was kindly donated to a the of Blairgowrie in Scotland from the sister city of Pleasanton, California in 1996. The picture was taken on the 3/5/2008 at a Fire Station open day in Blairgowrie.
Picture added on 18 August 2010 at 09:22
add commentComments:
Nice looking pumper and still in great condition judging by the photograph , it was engine 61 of the pleasanton fire service and was build number 1579 chassis laid down in november 1968 and completed with body in february 1969 delivered shortly after , very popular in california as they were built in los angeles , crown coach co closed down due to the downturn in demand for school buses which were the core business of the company , very durable appliances and there are some still in service

Added by Bill Hiedrich on 22 August 2010.
It's in excel ant condition apart from little bits of rust on the chrome work here and there and some of the lights don't work. We have been taken it to truckfest Scotland for the past three years and it has won best fire appliance from 1966 to 1985 in 2008 and 2010.

Added by Drew Ramsay on 27 December 2010.
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.


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.


Crown Glasgow, UK 2011Crown Fire engine at route 66 ArizonaCrown Fire engine near Seligman ArizonaCrown Firecoach TDA F1568Crown Firecoach F1689E23 Fire truck Santa RosaliaAmerican Truck in Scotland Photo of 1972 Crown/Ford 15mtr Telesqurt1972 Crown/Ford 15mtr Telesqurt.Another Kuwait Crown
My Album Admin Login | Terms & Copyright | Try our site about Ships and Harbours