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by Hacksaw
Wed Jan 24, 2024 2:28 am
Forum: Community Systems
Topic: San Jose CA siren map
Replies: 3
Views: 1090

Re: San Jose CA siren map

Fire stations 6 & 9 had no sirens at them.
by Hacksaw
Tue Jan 16, 2024 1:10 am
Forum: Community Systems
Topic: Grafton Mass. FD
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Re: Grafton Mass. FD

Not sure if this is the same siren:

https://youtu.be/cXXFubsppnc?si=jW8SBWThuLx0iFrn
by Hacksaw
Tue Jan 16, 2024 1:05 am
Forum: Community Systems
Topic: Grafton Mass. FD
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Grafton Mass. FD

This is at the Grafton Mass. Station 2:

https://youtu.be/9cYIJDlvXFk?si=N4oNFPWNjuA1U9w9

There is an issue with both the rotation & blower cutting off on this Thunderbolt.
by Hacksaw
Tue Jan 16, 2024 1:00 am
Forum: Community Systems
Topic: Zayante CA Fire Dept.
Replies: 0
Views: 7764

Zayante CA Fire Dept.

Thanks to the people on the FB group, I looked up the Zayante Calif. Fire Dept. siren. A refurbished 2T22: https://youtu.be/8ONNw5GCUHA?si=0VYCS5NE4qKJdPsP This area is in the mountains north of Santa Cruz. Wildfires & mud slides are their biggest threats. The 2T22 show briefly at 1:43 in: https...
by Hacksaw
Tue Jan 16, 2024 12:49 am
Forum: Videos and Media
Topic: Siren in US Air Force training film
Replies: 0
Views: 8234

Siren in US Air Force training film

A siren in this USAF training film, from 0:21 here:

https://youtu.be/BSMcPNGyxME?si=P21A7ibyyBnGZGfN
by Hacksaw
Tue Dec 12, 2023 11:12 pm
Forum: Main Outdoor Warning Sirens Board
Topic: Oldest Thunderbolt sirens in existence
Replies: 15
Views: 39786

Re: Oldest Thunderbolt sirens in existence

I see Thunderbolt installation news articles as far back as 1952:

https://www.newspapers.com/article/the- ... 136721359/
by Hacksaw
Fri Aug 18, 2023 9:54 pm
Forum: Main Outdoor Warning Sirens Board
Topic: An End of an Era - Federal Electric Mach. 3
Replies: 20
Views: 30476

Re: An End of an Era - Federal Electric Mach. 3

I hope the rotor isn't cracked!
by Hacksaw
Sat Jun 24, 2023 12:33 am
Forum: Community Systems
Topic: San Jose CA CD siren rebirth, 1950
Replies: 0
Views: 7312

San Jose CA CD siren rebirth, 1950

In 1950, San Jose pulled their sirens stored since WW2 out of storage. The beat up looking Model 7 at the left was at Monterrey & Alma. 4 Hedberg built sirens to the right.


https://imgur.com/a/PH2E6fk

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