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Auction Scottsdale 2010
Lot 711
Reserve Type NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Year 1951
Make CROSLEY
Model
Style HOOK AND LADDER FIRETRUCK
VIN CD301982
Exterior Color RED
Interior Color
Cylinders
Engine Size
Transmission AUTOMATIC
Description Built to haul kids in the fifties. Rare and wonderful. Built in the early post-WWII years as an amusement park ride, it combines a Crosley pickup truck with a long custom built fifth wheel "hook and ladder" trailer with benches down both sides and safety restraints shaped like fire fighters' ladders. Built by Overland Amusements in Lexington, Massachusetts, they were marketed to amusement parks, tourist attractions and carnivals. This example was restored by a St. Louis fire equipment dealer and is accordingly lavishly provided with fire equipment details including hoses, axes, bells and hose reels. Equipped with a 4-cylinder Jeep engine with automatic transmission. It will carry up to 30 kids and is perfect for parades, bithday parties or a car museum.
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