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This engine was the Palmerston North Fire Station's latest purchase in 1981, at a cost of $120,000. It had a fire speed gear box and could pump water at the rate of 65 litres per second. Once fitted with the necessary equipment, it was intended to fight all house fires in the district.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection F 26
Date
September 19, 1981
Digitisation ID
2008P_F26_WOR_1516
Held In
Coolstore

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Taxonomy

Tags
fire hose,
firefighter,
new zealand fire service,
photographs,
transport,
truck,
work,
Community Tags
fire engine,

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