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Offline mercurygrandmarquis1

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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #15 on: October 07, 2010, 12:26:55 AM »
what was the rig in the last picture?

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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #15 on: October 07, 2010, 12:26:55 AM »

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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #16 on: October 07, 2010, 01:12:08 AM »
HazMat Co.1's second rig
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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #17 on: October 13, 2010, 01:39:12 AM »
As far as I know, Dispatcher has always been a civilian job. They were part of the UFA at one time, and there were light duty guys working in the offices back in the day. I'm very happy to see these shots, as many of them from the late 70s up til today bring back some memories. Especially the apparatus shots.

PS Harry taught me when I came on the job, and was my supervisor, and chief at one time.
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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2019, 07:50:04 AM »
QUIZ QUESTION: From the collection of photos that started this thread,  the truck photo below is obviously a spare,  what company did this spare come from? (Should be very easy)...


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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #19 on: April 14, 2019, 08:42:16 AM »
QUIZ QUESTION: From the collection of photos that started this thread,  the truck photo below is obviously a spare,  what company did this spare come from? (Should be very easy)...

Could it be L38.

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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2019, 09:01:00 AM »
Yes, anytime L38 received a spare, after a thorough washing, we decorated the rig with stars above the bumper on the cab. It was our tradition and  funny to see action shots from all over the city in various publications that had rigs with stars.
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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #21 on: April 14, 2019, 09:07:22 AM »
Maybe, but the cemetery might not be in 38's district. Any guesses?

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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #22 on: April 14, 2019, 10:45:52 AM »
TCU 732?

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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #23 on: April 14, 2019, 01:48:09 PM »
Maybe, but the cemetery might not be in 38's district. Any guesses?
L38 might have been relocated to L39 when L39 was still in the old FH across from Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #24 on: April 14, 2019, 03:59:36 PM »
You may have it fdce54.  The stone blocks below Woodlawn's fencing seem to match those in the rearmount photo

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Re: Old and New Apparatus Pictures
« Reply #25 on: April 14, 2019, 04:40:30 PM »
Very cool deductions!...backing into the old L39 quarters was very difficult, it was the last wood frame FDNY firehouse... the firehouse apparatus bays was flush with the street, but a few feet in it angled to the left and you had to cut the steering wheel sharp once the back end of the rig was in quarters or you would hit the outside wall. Not very difficult for a tiller, but challenging for a RM. Funny how times have changed, during my time L39 was a very quiet sleepy company. Today they are very active with fire duty!..
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