Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Images of the "Aircraft Carrier" - a 1966 Peter Pirsch Aerial 1 HC Tractor (top photo) converted into a heavy rescue, Rescue 1, with a tiller (middle and bottom photos). During the 1970s, the aerial operated as Truck 6. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Fire Chief, Springfield Fire-Rescue Division. The unit was retired in the 1990s.