1961 American LaFrance 900 Series Aerial Ladder

History: T35, T36, T8, T16, T5

Tommy Rich photograph
Model year 1961
Make/Model American LaFrance 900 Series
Serial number: 6-1-8390
VIN number:  
License plate: P-61191
Shop number:  
Bid price:  $42,626.70
Manufacturing date: March 16, 1961
Delivery date: March 21, 1961

Equipped with 100 foot aerial ladder. Placed in service as Truck 5 by October 4, 1961. Converted from gasoline to diesel in spring 1979.  Removed from service as Truck 5 by May 6, 1980. Placed in service as Truck 16 on September 16, 1981. Fiberglass roof added by fire department by September 14, 1984.  Removed from service as Truck 16 in September 21, 1988. Refurbished by American LaFrance in 1988. Placed in service as Truck 8 in fall 1988. Removed from service as Truck 8 and placed in service as Truck #36 at  Station 19 on September 21, 1990.

News & Observer photograph courtesy of North Carolina State Archives

Lee Wilson photograph

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