1944 Bickle Seagrave Aerial Truck - Nelson, BC
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N 49° 29.306 W 117° 17.442
11U E 478946 N 5481795
Quick Description: At 919 Ward Street in Nelson, one will find the the oldest operating firehall in British Columbia.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 6/6/2013 4:51:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMH8F1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
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Long Description:
Added to the south end of Nelson's Historic No. 1 firehall is a small museum which houses, among other things, two 1944 Bickle Seagrave Fire Trucks, one a pumper, the other an aerial, or ladder, truck.

The two were once front line fighters for the Nelson Fire Department. The pumper has been fully restored and the Aerial Truck, partially restored, awaits completion of restoration efforts.

They are both powered by Seagrave V-12 engines. Note the 2 spark plugs per cylinder, done back then to improve reliability, in case one magneto should fail on the way to a blaze.
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