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,
> forced to sell his 1952 Crosley Hook & Ladder Kiddie Ride Firetruck
> Idora Park, also from Cascade Park. It was originally at Idora
> 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
> 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.
> wheeled wooden deck trailer that will go with the Crosley.
> was repainted, it is mostly in original condition. Lights and
> 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
> cloth covered wiring shows age. Driver quality shows normal dust
> very light dirt on components.
> Chassis: Original condition shows dirt, grease, and oil, most
> painted black. Does show some light surface rust on suspension
> Interior: Floor pans are pitted and have been possibly repaired at
> 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 &
> 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
> on back seats, lenses show some cracking on turn signals. Bumpers
> painted silver, grill is in good condition with some scratches.
> on floor boards of trailer. New window seals. Presentable but
> 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
> Land. It is very unique and generates alot of enthusiasm anywhere
> owner takes it. It's primary function now is parades and car
> Overall condition grade: 3.