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Bandiana Fire Station 1973
« on: April 05, 2015, 06:23:46 PM »
Photos show two Land Rover S2A Fire Tenders at the newly built Fire Station at Bandiana, 1973.

After cross referencing the REMLR ARN Fire Tender page, I believe the two Fire Tenders are 112-181 and 116-939.
« Last Edit: April 05, 2015, 06:27:10 PM by Tommy »

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Re: Bandiana Fire Station 1973
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2015, 09:18:23 AM »
Tommy

Its a fairly early fire tender as it has flat rear lockers not rounded
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Re: Bandiana Fire Station 1973
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2015, 12:03:03 PM »
Tommy

Its a fairly early fire tender as it has flat rear lockers not rounded

Thanks Wayne. Did not know that :)

If you look closely at 112-181, the bins have rounded tops. 116-939 does not. It then begs the question, when were the tops upgraded?

Also of interest are the fire extinguishers on the front of each tender. 112 has taller 'red' (same colour as tender) extinguishers whilst 116 has fatter 'yellow' (I presume) extinguishers. Were the yellow extinguishers for a different use or were they simply upgraded 'red' units?
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Re: Bandiana Fire Station 1973
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2015, 01:00:01 PM »
Excellent history there. How would it go as a proper info or reference photo page for that model?

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Re: Bandiana Fire Station 1973
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2015, 06:34:35 PM »
It may be a colour coding system, like on ships.
The red was plain water, red with a black band was CO2, red with a white band was dry powder, plain blue was foam and yellow was BCF (Bromoclorofluroethane, I think, now banned.)
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Re: Bandiana Fire Station 1973
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2015, 11:05:20 AM »
There was only one or two flat top fire tenders built didn't we work out?  Still, some excellent refefence photos.  do we know where they came from so as to include the correct copyright information?
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Re: Bandiana Fire Station 1973
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2015, 11:57:00 AM »
There was only one or two flat top fire tenders built didn't we work out?  Still, some excellent refefence photos.  do we know where they came from so as to include the correct copyright information?

http://trove.nla.gov.au/picture/result?q=Bandiana%20fire%20station

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Re: Bandiana Fire Station 1973
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2015, 11:03:13 AM »
Excellent, thanks.
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Re: Bandiana Fire Station 1973
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2016, 09:36:30 PM »
arrr was hoping the flat locker bus might be might but alass it is not different plates
116-947 ser IIa fire tender aka ''bluey''