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1923 Hotchkiss fire truck
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No: 411   Contributor: Ron Hozack   Year: 2005   Manufacturer: Albion   Country: Australia
1923 Hotchkiss fire truck

This photo was taken at the ACT museum of fire it is an old decommisied fire station and is open on weekends it is really worth visiting (If you get to Australia). The truck is a 1923 Hotchkiss and I think it was the first petrol engines fire truck in our nations capital. In the background you can see the old Brass Helmets used during the old days.
Picture added on 05 January 2006
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Sorry you are correct it is an Albion, I had a late night when I put these phot's up (it is still a beautiful example of an old fire truck) and one worth looking at if you can.

Added by Ron on 10 January 2006.
THis truck is an ALBION not a Hotchkiss

Added by Brian on 01 June 2006.
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