VINTAGE FIRE APPLIANCES - 1940-1949

1940

1940 Ford V8

H71-111

Ex. NZ Army, Queenstown

Photo donated anonymously

1940 Ford V8

CS 1356

Ex. Otaki

Photo by Ian King

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1940 Ford V8

EV 894

Ex. NZ Army

Photo donated by Mark Priestley

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1940 Leyland

EV 4012

Ex. Wellington

Photo donated by Wellington FireBrigadesmans Museum

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1940 FORD V8

EX 9215 / JY 3535 / RY 5411

Ex. North Shore, Russell, Whakatane

Photo by Derek Quinn

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1940? Ford V8

EZ 1893

Ex. Auckland

Photo by Nathan Bulmer

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1940 Ford V8

EZ 1894

Ex. Mt Eden, Onehunga, Mt Roskill

Photo donated by Michael Matthews

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1941

1941 Colmoco Trailer Pump

976 DA

Ex. Springfield

Photo donated by David Miller

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1941 Trailer Pump

160 CM

Ex. Rangiora

Photo by Rodney Foster

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1941 Colmoco Trailer Pump

Ex. Waipawa

Photo by Derek Quinn

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1941 Chevrolet Quad

EZ 7106

Ex. NZ Army, Henderson

Photo donated by Northland Firehouse Museum

1941 Ford V8 Trailer Pump

712 CT

Ex. Christchurch (EFS), Belfast (Borthwicks Freezing Works), Christchurch (Silver Fern Farms)

Photo by David Miller

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1942

1942 Merryweather TTL

EC.1.550

Ex. Dunedin No.19

Photo by John Scott

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1942 Chevrolet Quad

BA 7499

Ex. Addington Railway, Otahuhu Railway

Photo donated by David Miller

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1942 Ford V8

ET 9529 / PN 1039

Ex. Trentham Army Camp, Upper Hutt VFB, Department of Corrections

Now at Hall Of Flame, Ferrymead

Photo donated by Nigel Hope

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1942 Dennis Trailer Pump

? Rego

Ex. EPS, Christchurch

Now at Ferrymead Museum

Photo by David Miller

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1942 Fargo Combination Unit

EM 1812

Ex. Tokomaru Bay / Gisborne

Now at Ferrymead

Photo by David Miller

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1942 Ford V8

EY 2180

Ex. Western Districts, Warkworth

Photo by Brian Denton

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1942 Ford Quad

DV 5148

Ex. Hanmer Forest (NZ Forest Service)

Photo donated by Craig

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1942 Ford V8

CW 4709

Ex. Nightcaps

Photo donated by Neil Harrison

1942 Ford V8

DY 2572

Ex. RNZAF, Westport Airport, Wairau Valley

Photo donated by Craig

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1942 Ford Quad

DV 5142

Ex. Balmoral Forest

Photo by David Miller

1942 Ford Quad

DV 5144

Ex. NZ Army, Eyrewell Forest

Photo by David Miller

1942 Colmoco Ford Trailer Pump

Ex. Lyttleton

Now at Hall Of Flame, Ferrymead

Photo donated by Nigel Hope

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1942 Ford V8

KB 5309

Ex. Little River, Christchurch, Sumner Waiwera Council

Photo by David Miller

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1942 Ford

NO 7255

Ex. NZ Army (Papakura)

Photo by Rodney Foster

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1942 Ford V8

DK 2939 / UD 296

Ex. Roslyn, Mosgiel, Dunedin North

Photo by Martin Jansen

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1942 Ford V8

EM 8099

Ex. Hastings

Photo donated by Gary Walker

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1942 Fargo

EU 3537

Ex. Wellington (No. 19)

Photo by David Cox

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1942 Fargo

EZ 1862

Ex. Auckland, Remuera, Mt Wellington, Henderson

Photo by Grant Manning

   

1942 Ford 4x4

DZ 1634

Ex. Woodhill Forest, Okaihau, Whitcliffs Forestry

Photo by Northland Firehouse Museum

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1943

1943 Fargo Hoselayer

DV 3452

Ex Christchurch

Now at Hall Of Flame, Ferrymead

Photo donated by Nigel Hope

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1943 Chevrolet

25-1874 / DT 696

Ex. Ashburton

Photo donated by David Miller

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1943 Dennis Trailer Pump

37 QGL

Ex. New Plymouth

Photo by Brian Denton

1943 Fargo Hoselayer

5-306 / 15-193 / H.131 / EM 1811

Ex. Lower Hutt, Manutuke

Photo donated by Mike Magyar

1943 Fargo

EZ 1861

Ex Otahuhu?, Onehunga?, Tikitiki

Photo by Peter Blackmore

1943 Fargo

Now at East Coast Museum Of Transport

EM 1866

Ex. Gisborne, Napier, Castlecliff, Wanganui, Tologa Bay

Photo by Derek Quinn

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1944

1944 Ford V8

Ex. Wellington, Newlands, Johnsonville, Greytown

H5.628 / EU 3526 / TA 4481

Photo donated by Harry Howard

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1944 Fargo

Ex. New Plymouth

EP 3154

Photo by Rosina Palmer

1944 Fargo

Ex. Napier

EN 6045

Photo by John Walker

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1944 Ford V8

Ex. RNZAF Ohakea

TI 2482

Photo by Peter Ashley

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1945

 

1945 Ford V8

Ex. Feilding, Palmerston North

ER 1769

Now at Hall Of Flame, Ferrymead

Photo by Derek Quinn

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1945 Ford V8

Ex. Christchurch

H19 237 / DV 3441

Photo by David Miller

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1946

Ford Quad

4.645

Photo donated by David Miller

1946 Ford V8

Ex. Taumarunui, Owhango

ID 6387

Photo by Derek Quinn

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1946 Bedford O

AE 3334

Ex. Conical Hill

Photo by Elton Smith

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1946 Ford V8

H14-159, H13.303 / CU 2110

Currently registered as CU 2113 which was rego of No.4

Photo by Derek Quinn

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1947

 

1947 International HFA

EZ 7178

Ex. US Army, Akl City, Titirangi, Kumeu, Waiatarua, Waitakere RFF

Photo donated by Michael Matthews

Currently at Titirangi VFB

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1947 Fargo FL

Ex. Matata, Rotorua, Ngongotaha

DBG 971 / WP 8272 / EL 108 / H36823

Photo by Bruce Nilson

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1948

1948 Ford V8 698T

H5.633 / EU 3530 / YQ 2726 / ETP 593

Ex. Wainuiomata, Wellington

Currently at Wainuiomata VFB

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1948 Leyland TD7

EZ 1881

Ex. Akl City, Parnell, Ponsonby, Christchurch City

Photo donated by Nigel Capon

Currently at MOTAT

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1948  Ford V8

AS 2463

Ex. Addington Railway, Otira Railway

Photo by David Miller

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1948 Landrover and Gwynne Trailer Pump

L27 030

Ex. Haumoana

Photo by Brian Slader

1948 Ford V8

DZ 2375 / ELQ 601

Ex. RNZAF? / Kohukohu / Rotoroa Island (Salvation Army)

Photo by Ben Thorne

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1948 Ford V8

EK 2347 / H 14507,/ H 49380

Ex. Tauranga, Ruakaka, Rawene

Photo by Bruce Nilson

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1948 Ford V8

DK 2941 / UA 9074

Ex. Dunedin

Photo by David Miller

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1948 Ford V8

Now at East Coast Museum Of Transport

H46 961 / EX 9212

Ex. North Shore, East Coast Bays, Patutahi, Gisborne

Photo by Derek Quinn

1948 Ford V8

EM 8320

Ex. Tomoama Industrial Fire Brigade (Nelsons NZ Ltd), Whakatu Industrial Fire Brigade (Hawkes Bay Farmers Meat Co Ltd)

Photo by Nathan Bulmer

     
1949

1949 Ford V8

DR 6672

Ex. Oamaru, Weson, Orepuki

Photo donated by Russell Tester

1949 Ford V8 Limousine Pump

AL 1690

Ex. Christchurch, Kaiapoi, Dunsandel

Now at Hall Of Flame, Ferrymead

Photo donated by Nigel Hope

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1940's Marmon Harrington

CU 2112

Ex. Point Howard

Photo donated by John Scott

1949 Fordson V8

EJ 29

Ex. Hamilton, Havelock, Linkwater

Photo donated by David Miller

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1949 Landrover Series I

L27 030 / IA 8705 / RK 3897

Ex. Haumoana

Photo by Derek Quinn

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1949 Ford V8

H 45036 / EH 239 / FHD 887

Ex. Papatoetoe, Hamilton, Huntly

Photo by Dave Bycroft

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Photos by Derek Quinn

 unless otherwise stated

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Updated: 20 Jun 2013