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Bombeiros Espinho historic Brockway water tender
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No: 32182   Contributor: Manuel Marcos   Year: 2011   Manufacturer: Other   Country: Portugal
Bombeiros Espinho historic Brockway water tender

A view of the back of the historic Brockway watertender of the Volunteers Fire Brigade of Espinho.
Picture added on 26 May 2012 at 21:05
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This open design with two rows of individual comfy armchairs for crew members was an unique fire truck feature in Portugal for many years, before they became some of the first to build enclosed bodies.

It must have been a lot safer and more comfortable than the British Braidwood bodies, the European trucks with their sideways-facing seats or the American trucks - where riders had to stand on the running boards or the back step in those days!

Added by Rob Johnson on 30 March 2018.
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