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100 Years of American Lafrance: An Illustrated History

100 Years of American Lafrance: An Illustrated History

MCCALL, WALTER M. P.
From the creation of the American-LaFrance Fire Engine Co. in 1904 through the company's latest deliveries in 2004, McCall provides insight into the company's often complex corporate history with emphasis on the development of ALF motor fire apparatus. Comparisons to its competitors help explain the various development stages in apparatus style and components. Detailed, historic photographs show the wide variety of apparatus produced by ALF over...

$100.00




American Ambulance 1900-2002 Photo Archive

American Ambulance 1900-2002 Photo Archive

MCCALL, WALTER
Walt McCall follows up his successful Classic American Ambulances 1900-1979 Photo Archive with a new and expanded title that fills in a heretofore missing chapter in American emergency vehicle history. This book chronicles in words and photos the evolution of the emergency ambulance in America over the past 100 years. From the slow jouncing horse-drawn vehicles in use at the turn of the last century to the fleet electronics-laden advanced life...

$70.00




American Fire Apparatus Co. 1922-1993 Photo Archive

American Fire Apparatus Co. 1922-1993 Photo Archive

GERGEL, RICHARD J.
American Fire Apparatus produced a remarkable number of apparatus and was, for many years, an innovator and major force in the industry. View the complete line from beginning to the end including brush trucks, mini-pumpers, pumpers (both custom and commercial), tankers, snorkels, crash trucks, aerial ladders and platforms. Informative text and captions include a company history as well as delivery schedules and original cost where available....

$35.00




American Fire Station - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

American Fire Station - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

SOUTER G
The American Fire Station examines how the c onstant evolution of this American institution has been the result of advances in firefighting equipment, namely the fir e engine. '

$29.95




American LaFrance 400 Series Photo Archive

American LaFrance 400 Series Photo Archive

MCCALL W

$70.00




American LaFrance 500/600 Series Photo Archive

American LaFrance 500/600 Series Photo Archive

MCCALL W
The 1930s was the decade of style - an era of streamlining and bold, futuristic art deco design that influenced the look of everything from jewelry, furniture and skyscrapers to locomotives, ships, automobiles, and Fire engines. Calendar year 1938 was an epochal one for new product development by America's largest manufacturer of motor fire apparatus, as the company introduced its first hydraulically-operated all-steel aerial ladder along with...

$60.00




American LaFrance 700 & 800 Series 1953-1958 Photo Archive

American LaFrance 700 & 800 Series 1953-1958 Photo Archive

PHILLIPS LAWRENCE
From the late 1940s through the 1950s, American LaFrance was by far the most popular fire truck manufacturer in the U.S. This collection chronicles the most intricate changes the manufacturer made to its revolutionary 700 Series in developing the short-lived 800 Series. Archival photographs are suplemented with articles from Americans LaFrance's corporate magazine and sales literature, as well as features that appeared in Popular Mechanics.

$60.00




American LaFrance 900 Series, 1958-1964, Photo Archive

American LaFrance 900 Series, 1958-1964, Photo Archive

PHILLIPS, LAWRENCE E.
Lawrence Phillips continues the fascinating story of American LaFrance with the birth and life of the popular 900 Series of fire aparatus. Exquisite photographs are accompanied by informative captions that lead you through the history of the 900 Series. Historical articles and LaFrance sales brochures provide a unique glimpse into the culture and marketing efforts of American LaFrance.

$60.00




British Fire Engines of the 1950s and 1960s Nostalgia Road Series

British Fire Engines of the 1950s and 1960s Nostalgia Road Series

ROWLEY S

$49.95




City Service Hook And Ladder Trucks And Quads 1912-1970

City Service Hook And Ladder Trucks And Quads 1912-1970

MCCALL WALTER
Long before there were aerial ladder trucks, there were city service hook and ladder trucks. For many years, long-wheelbase, straight-frame city service hook and ladder trucks were standard offerings in the product catalogs of most fire apparatus manufacturers. The last straight service ladder trucks were built in the mid-1950s.The pump-equipped quad rolled on into the 1960s, before it too was eclipsed by the quintuple combination, or ôquint.ö...

$55.00





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