Fire Trucks of the 1960s and 1970s

Fire Trucks of the 1960s and 1970s
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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781583883075
Publisher: Enthusiast Books
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During the 1960s and 1970s, the fire apparatus industry saw unprecedented revolution, innovation, and parity. The long admired conventional models gave way to the contemporary archetypes that are the genesis of today’s fire trucks. Just as disco and the lava lamp became all the societal rage, the fire service saw its own fads and trends. A new generation of aggressive fire apparatus manufacturers led by Pierce and Emergency-One began to overtake their forefathers and the pool of builders producing high quality apparatus in numbers became considerably more populated. This volume highlights the fire trucks of the Swinging Sixties and the Groovy Seventies!

The author

Kent Parrish has been in the fire service since 1992 and is a lifelong resident of Louisville, Kentucky. He has become one of the younger fire apparatus historians and a well-known fire apparatus photographer with his photographs appearing in several publications. Kent has authored Seagrave Fire Apparatus, 1959-2004, Grumman Fire Apparatus, 1976-1992, and Pierce Fire Apparatus 1939-2006: An Illustrated History.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781583883075
Illustrations: 50 color & 200 b-w photos
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in x 0.5 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm x 12.7 mm
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