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1956 Ford Fire engine
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No: 29397   Contributor: Alf van Beem   Year: 2011   Manufacturer: Ford   Country: The Netherlands
1956 Ford Fire engine

1956 Ford Fire engine of the Zeeland Brandweer Corps.
see also picture #29398
Picture added on 07 September 2011 at 15:03
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I think it's more likely a 1936. It's certainly much too old to be a '56. I'm pretty sure it's pre-WWII.

Added by Michael Feldman on 08 September 2011.
It's a 1938 Ford (only year with the "Barrel Nose")

Added by John Walker on 08 September 2011.
This is indeed a 1938 Ford V8 which was in service with the Fire brigade Zeeland (Landerd. Pump capacity 3800 l/m low pressure. Bodywork was built by Remmers-Kronenburg. It went out of service in 1969.

Added by Marcel Sloover on 08 September 2011.
I remember this pump from reading about it a year ago. If I remember correctly, it also towed a dry-powder unit, a relatively new firefighting feature in pre-war days!

Added by Tiger on 04 June 2013.
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