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1930 Mack BG Fire Engine

 

Specifications:

 

Chassis:  Mack

Body:     500 GPM Pumper

Model:   B Model

Type:     Type 50

Serial Number: 6BG-6S-1022

 

Engine:  6 cylinder Mack

Model:  

Cubic Inch:

Horse Power:  80 HP

Ignition:  Dual - Dist / Mag

 

Transmission:  4 Speed

 

Top Speed: 45 MPH

 

Sold New:  Yosemite National Park

 

Acquired by OVV:  2005 from Farmer in Fresno

 

Condition:  Complete except the radiator.  Needs complete restoration.

 

History

This was one of Mackís smallest chassis which they used as a platform to build their 500 GPM pumper.  It was ideal for small communities or rural areas.  This engine was order with every option including dual side mound tires (not common on fire apparatus) and dual cowl lights.

-Originally sold to Yosemite National Park Service

-Farmer in Fresno bought in the 50ís for local parades

 

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