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Ahrens-Fox V / Y series 1

1934 Ahrens-Fox YR model



Ahrens-Fox V / Y series 1

1930 - 1936

To meet the needs of cash-strapped municipalities which could no longer afford a big custom Ahrens-Fox, the company in 1930 introduced a new line of budget-priced fire apparatus built on a commercial truck chassis purchased from the Schacht Motor Truck Co. of Cincinnati. The new Ahrens-Fox model “V” / “Y” line included 500 gallon-per-minute rotary gear pumpers, combination hose and booster car, squad cars and even light duty city service ladder trucks.

Successor: Ahrens-Fox E / V / W / Y series 2

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