Leicester, MA Forestry 2
Massachussets Bureau of Forest Fire Control early 1960s Power Wagon
A few more photos & details at http://www.mortlakefire.org/Miscfire.../TriState2001/
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04-16-2002, 11:07 AM #1
New England Forestry Equipment
04-18-2002, 08:40 AM #2
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as a dodge fan.......
i love that 1960 power wagon....all most looks
show room fresh....
qusetion do ya still run it ????Smoke in the face and a hose in hand...thats the life..
04-18-2002, 01:22 PM #3
Massachusset's State Bureau of Forest Fire Control still runs about a dozen of those!
04-20-2002, 04:10 PM #4
Hey Dal,Post a picture of one of the "land barges" (brushbreaker)if you got one.Old powerwagons were great,nothing produced before or since had the "goability" of those units.Brakes left something to be desired though.T.C.
04-20-2002, 07:32 PM #5
Not my shot...from Capecodfd.com
(There's a problem with the hyperlinks on the pages themselves...the ones above do work however!)
04-20-2002, 08:15 PM #6
Nothing ever ate up brush like an old WM300 Powerwagon.
They oughta re-introduce the original body with 21st century improvements!
I bet the wildland people would jump on that opportunity!
07-15-2002, 01:19 PM #7
This is our current forestry. It's a 1996 Hummer:
This is our old forestry. It's a 1953 Dodge Power Wagon:
Fightin' Da Man Since '78!
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