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Fire Engine Photos
Ford D600 Merryweather WrT WTD 875H
this appliance was one of a batch of Merryweather Marksmen ordered in 1973/4 by Lancashire FS, but by the time this photo was taken in mid 1975 it has been absorbed into the new Merseyside FB after the April 1975 reorganisation that created the so-called metropolitan fire authorities like Merseyside. At a warehouse fire in Liverpool. 2 Liverpool Salvage Corps tenders behind. Merryweather bodied appliances were fairly rare at this time and the company founded in the 18th century in London went bust in the 1980s after moving from Greenwich south east London to South Wales.
Picture added on 08 November 2009 at 08:04