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Re: eBay: Overland Amusements CD Hook & Ladder Fire Truck in Columbiana, Ohio.

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  • BOB WRIGHT
    Wow. Only 5 Miles from my house...Bob ... he is ... from ... Park in ... until he ... dual ... Although it ... siren are ... black, ... and ... pieces ... some
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      Wow. Only 5 Miles from my house...Bob

      --- In Crosley@yahoogroups.com, "mrcooby" <x779@...> wrote:
      >
      > Verbatim Vehicle Description:
      >
      > I am selling this on behalf of a relative. Due to health reasons,
      he is
      > forced to sell his 1952 Crosley Hook & Ladder Kiddie Ride Firetruck
      from
      > Idora Park, also from Cascade Park. It was originally at Idora
      Park in
      > Youngstown, Ohio, from 1952 until approx. 1962. It was then sold to
      > Cascade Park in New Castle, Pa., where it was in service until they
      > closed approx. 1972. After that it was in private collections
      until he
      > purchased it in 1999. He believes he was the first to license it and
      > drive it on the road. It currently has historical Ohio Plates. He
      > drove it in parades and to a few car cruises. There is a 30 ft.
      dual
      > wheeled wooden deck trailer that will go with the Crosley.
      Although it
      > was repainted, it is mostly in original condition. Lights and
      siren are
      > in working condition and are 6 volt. Air horn added is 12 volt and
      > requires a 12 volt battery.
      >
      > Comments from appraiser:
      >
      > Engine/Engine Compartment: Clean & painted, under hood painted
      black,
      > cloth covered wiring shows age. Driver quality shows normal dust
      and
      > very light dirt on components.
      >
      > Chassis: Original condition shows dirt, grease, and oil, most
      pieces
      > painted black. Does show some light surface rust on suspension
      > components.
      >
      > Interior: Floor pans are pitted and have been possibly repaired at
      some
      > time. Steering wheel cracked and shows wear from age. Chrome is
      > flaking on door handles and windowcranks.
      >
      > Exterior: Repainted at least one time. Paint shows cracking &
      chips
      > and is starting to dull out. Vinyl graphics in gold leaf with black
      > shadow background. Diamond plate over rear frame. Original wheels,
      > original hub caps, wooden sides and seats on trailer. Paint is
      flaking
      > on back seats, lenses show some cracking on turn signals. Bumpers
      > painted silver, grill is in good condition with some scratches.
      Rubber
      > on floor boards of trailer. New window seals. Presentable but
      shows
      > wear.
      >
      > This Crosley Hook & Ladder Fire Truck was manufactured by Overland
      > Amusement Company. It was once part of the historic Idora Park in
      > Youngstown, Ohio. The fire truck was used to transport people in
      Kiddie
      > Land. It is very unique and generates alot of enthusiasm anywhere
      the
      > owner takes it. It's primary function now is parades and car
      shows.
      > Overall condition grade: 3.
      >
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