|I need help on this one please! If anyone has any better photos of this rig, I would much appreciate them. These came from an unknown source and are the best I can provide right now.
Crest Forest, CA purchased this Crown from the City of Indio, CA in 1989. It originally served Indio as Engine 2 when it was purchased new in 1966. Carrying serial number F1470, it was originally powered by a Hall-Scott 1091 gasoline engine and fitted with a Waterous 1,500gpm pump with 500 gallon water tank.
The Crest Forest Fire Protection District was formed on July 29th, 1929 and lays at the top of the San Bernardino Mountains at an elevation of about 5,000 feet.