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Fire Engine Photos
1968 AEC Mercury/Merryweather TLP.Cardiff City FS
Supplied new to the Cardiff City Fire Service but then was transferred to the South Glamorgan County Fire Service on amalgamation in 1974 was this 1968 AEC Mercury/Merryweather TLP (100ft turntable ladder with pump).This appliance remained in service until 1985 and then was presented to the South Glamorgan Fire and Rescue Service Historical Vehicle Society.This photograph was taken in 1994 at the Solent Emergency Vehicle Show.In 1992 Corgi Toys used this very appliance as a base for a limited edition die cast model,which still today is released from time to time with different fire brigade loco's on it.Certainly,one of the classics from the 1960's,and a classic Corgi Diecast Model.
Picture added on 15 July 2008