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Re: Vintage siren photos thread

Fri Jun 30, 2023 2:16 am

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I'm unsure, but it could just be an unconventionally shaped chimney.
It does kind of look like a Red Arrow, but I don't really see a mount or a pole.
I was looking at it closer, and it seems too tall to be a Decot. If it is a siren, judging by its overall shape and height, it may possibly be a Cosgrave.

Back on topic, here is a photo of the Thunderbolt, formerly at Fire Station 2 in Little Rock, AR.

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Looks like it was taken in 1982 or later if that white third gen F body in the background (pretty sure it's a Camaro Z28 judging by what appears to be five spoked wheels and the black molding) is anything to go off of.
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Re: Vintage siren photos thread

Mon Jul 31, 2023 8:34 am

Bump.

Contributing from all the way in Australia. Here's two Grifco 777s in the 70s/80s down south of Sydney. Photos are annotated.
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Re: Vintage siren photos thread

Sat Oct 28, 2023 6:41 am

Here are some images I found from the University of Texas website.
All Sirens have since been removed.

Denver Duplex on a water tower at Dallas Love Field.
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Bullard 3H27 on a water tower at Seagoville.
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Fedelcode Model 5/7? on a water tower behind Monahans City Hall.
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SD-10 on the Austin Municipal Building's roof.
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Re: Vintage siren photos thread

Tue Apr 02, 2024 7:39 pm

Here's a really old image of the San Francisco Ferry building Heath siren in 1945. An electrician was working on it at that time.
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Re: Vintage siren photos thread

Wed Apr 03, 2024 1:44 am

Heath was so ahead of his time with his sirens, the rotors are like an STH-10's but 40 years before the STH-10 existed. And this had two of them!
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Re: Vintage siren photos thread

Wed Apr 03, 2024 2:35 pm

CincyTboltman wrote:
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Here's a really old image of the San Francisco Ferry building Heath siren in 1945. An electrician was working on it at that time.
Holy cow! I didn't even know that another photo of the siren still in good shape existed, let alone a close up! Where did you find this photo? The only photo of this Heath siren on Google is that far away shot.
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Re: Vintage siren photos thread

Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:53 pm

My apologies, I did not mean to triple post.
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Re: Vintage siren photos thread

Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:56 pm

Here's another image of the Ferry Building Heath siren from the San Francisco Library Archive:
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Re: Vintage siren photos thread

Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:59 pm

Greenrid wrote:
Wed Apr 03, 2024 2:35 pm
CincyTboltman wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 7:39 pm
Here's a really old image of the San Francisco Ferry building Heath siren in 1945. An electrician was working on it at that time.
Holy cow! I didn't even know that another photo of the siren still in good shape existed, let alone a close up! Where did you find this photo? The only photo of this Heath siren on Google is that far away shot.
It was from this site: http://sflib1.sfpl.org:82/record=b1031463
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Re: Vintage siren photos thread

Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:52 pm

CincyTboltman wrote:
Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:56 pm
Here's another image of the Ferry Building Heath siren from the San Francisco Library Archive:
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