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Old Timer Fire engine on Australia Day
Fire Engine Photos
No: 7515   Contributor: Shane   Year: 2008   Manufacturers: Bedford, Dennis, Mack   Country: Australia
Old Timer Fire engine on Australia Day

Old Timer Fire engine on Australia Day
Picture added on 17 April 2008
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Shane, I hope this means we'll be seeing from you in the near future on the site some classic old Australian appliance pictures from you way down their.Pete M.

Added by Pete Matten on 17 April 2008.
I can pick out out 3 Fire Trucks, and possibly the windshield of a 4th, beyond the Ladder Truck.
Would love to see more shots, and details.

Added by Pat_R-B on 20 April 2008.
The vehicle to the left of picture is a 1920's Dennis No2 pump with Braidwood body and is beleaved to be owned by the Board of Commissioners of New South Wales.In front of this, with only back half showing is a 1950's Bedford J1, again with Braidwood body, this had a 350gpm(or)450gpm pump.The turntable Ladder that can be just seen I beleave is from the NSW Museum.It is a 1942 Mack/Magirus 100 TL, and was in use with the New South Wales Fire Brigades until 1972.

Added by Pete Matten on 20 April 2008.
Its a pity in this brilliant line-up of old NSWFB appliances it doesn't include what is beleaved to be the only Leyland TD7/Merryweather 100ft
Turntable Ladder in preservation(IN MUSEUM)now in Australia.The only other preserved Leyland TD7/Merryweather TL outside of the UK is beleaved to be the one at the M.O.T.A.T Museum in New Zealand.
Has anyone got a picture of the NSW Fire Brigades one in the Museum?.

Added by Pete Matten on 12 November 2008.
The appliances are,1933 Dennis 250 owned by Reg Varley(cleaning the brass) ,1959 J1 Bedford ME309 owned by Guy Ellis and the Ladders are Mack 1942 owned by Museum of Fire Penrith

Added by Guy Ellis on 16 March 2009.
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