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Fire Engine Photos
No: 37430   Contributor:   Year: 2014   Country: United Kingdom
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pgw340 transformed into a replicar of 14AG27.OF RAF STATION LUQA.part of the collection of the museum of RAF FIRE FIGHTING.
Picture added on 24 June 2014 at 15:46
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As this unique photo so clearly shows, the Goddesses do look so much better in red!

I have heard many different explanations why they were dark military green, but they would have been so much more imopressive if they had started out in good old fire engine red......

Added by Rob Johnson on 01 July 2014.
Then they would have had to find another name for them. Incidentally "Green Goddess" was the name of a stage play in the early 1920s

Added by Neal Glover on 03 July 2014.
Glad you like it Rob.

Added by Tim Webster on 04 July 2014.
A type of tramcar in use with Liverpool Corporation up to the 1950's was also known as a 'Green Goddess' and more recently the Actress/TV star Diana Moran also had this nickname owing to her wearing a close fitting green leotard for her exercise videos during the late 70's and 80's!!

Added by Chris Hall Teesside on 04 July 2014.
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