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1944 Bedford OY Fire Engine/Water Bowser Unit
Fire Engine Photos
No: 9037   Contributor: Pete Matten   Year: 2008   Manufacturer: Bedford   Country: United Kingdom
1944 Bedford OY Fire Engine/Water Bowser Unit

1944 Bedford OY Fire Engine/Water Bowser Unit with a 500 gallon water tank and 3519cc petrol engine in its original colours,style and body with main pump being housed in a rear locker at the back of the water tank.This appliance is beleaved to be by the owner the only Bedford OY (ex-RAF) fire tender of its kind on the road and rallied to date.The Military number for this vehicle was:-87-RN-24.and was photograhed at the Amberley Working Museum Fire Show,July 2008.
Picture added on 07 July 2008
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Surely if the original registration was 87RN24 then it is ex-Royal Navy rather than RAF and should really be dark blue? Great to see it in such good condition though.

Added by George Illingworth on 26 June 2009.
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