Fire Engine in Fineshade Grove

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1960 NFRS Bedford Pump engine. Reg XBD 81

By Alan Ferguson

back in the old days before I was born (1975) my Dad was a retained firefighter at the old station on Forest Gate Road. We lived on Fineshade Grove on the Lloyds estate, just off Thoroughsale Road. As he was a driver on this occasion he came home with one of the three pumps stationed at Corby. And here she is outside our house back then in Fineshade Grove. The vehicle is a 1960 Bedford pump wagon of Northamptonshire Fire Brigade (as it was back then) and the registration is XBD 81. And what a lovely sunny day it was too. Sorry for the poor quality as its a scan of a really old photo my dad sent by email from Spain, where he now resides. Thanks Dad (John "Fergie" Ferguson). A great photo I think!

This page was added by Alan Ferguson on 11/01/2013.

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