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Fire Engine Photos
1954 Leyland Beaver/Magirus 100' Turntable Ladder
This 1954 Leyland Beaver/Magirus 100' Turntable Ladder(reg NWR 249)was delivered new to the Ex-West Riding Fire Brigade,later the West Yorkshire Fire Brigade and gave I understand some twenty years service.This photograph was taken during the early 1990's when the appliance was in presevation and I must say looking great,but I wonder if todays appliances will be around in as many years as these classic old timers and will be appearing at the rallies and shows throughout the country?,I think not, because with the changing of the times,sadly, the days of the classic fire engine has forever now gone,not forgotten though because of the presevationists who keep these classic old timers in presevation and hopefully keep them running for a few more years to come.
Picture added on 24 February 2008