SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER, SOCIETY FOR THE PRESERVATION AND APPRECIATION OF ANTIQUE MOTOR FIRE APPARATUS IN AMERICA

Past CFE Website Apparatus Feature Articles

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(Note: Changes of apparatus ownership or other circumstances since the original date of posting are not reflected in these articles from our archives).

2010 Featured Rig Article
1963 Crown Firecoach Pumper
Westhaven, CA, Volunteer Fire Dept.

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2009 Featured Rig Article
1963 Crown Firecoach Pumper
Westhaven, CA, Volunteer Fire Dept.

2008 Featured Rig Article
1955 Crown Firecoach Pumper
Art Thompson, Colton, CA

(Update: Following the death of Art Thompson, this rig is still owned by his company, Tom-Son tanks lines of Colton, CA, with Ron Debasi as operator/caretaker.

 

2007 Featured Rig Article
1975 Crown/telesqurt Goes from California to Florida

(Update: this rig is now owned by a business in Utah)

2006 Featured Rig Article
Crowns of the Redlands, CA, F.D.
(1969 pumper, 1975 100' ladder, 1981 pumper)

2005 Featured Rig Article
1955 Crown Firecoach Pumper-Tanker
Don Pogue and Darrell Gilbert

(Update: this rig is now owned by CFE member Bill Dundas of Camarillo, CA)

2004 Featured Rig Article
1975 Crown "Super Tender"
Mike McDonald

(Update: this rig is now owned by CFE member Bill Dundas of Camarillo, CA)


November-December 2003
1970 Crown Aerial Truck
Darrell Gilbert

September-October 2003
1960 Crown Pumper
Bob Guildig

July-August 2003
SPECIAL FEATURE
The Crowns of the Movie "Terminator 3"

   

 

May-June 2003
1966 Crown Pumper
Bill Speeg

   
   

 

March-April 2003
1967 Crown Pumper
Randy Marsile

   
    January-February 2003
1967 Crown Pumper
Paul Krot
   




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