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City of York Bedford Emergency Tender.
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No: 1071   Contributor: Pete Matten   Scale: 1/76   Year: 2010   Manufacturers: Oxford Diecast, Scratch built / modified   Country: United Kingdom
City of York Bedford Emergency Tender.

This picture shows the City of York Fire Brigades 1960 Bedford RL/Derwent Emergency Tender that was in use at York until 1979.This was another appliance in use at the Clifford Street Fire Station in York in the yellow livery and this is now the fourth appliance I've now converted.
This actual model in 1.76 scale was originally the Bedford Green Goddess (Coventry) by Oxford Diecast completely re-modelled (scratch-built) into the ET using plastikard and various accessories and bits and pieces.
Pictures of the real appliance are on the fire engine photos site (14668 and 16008).
The backdrop to my model shows a photograph of York Fire Station by Paul Warnock which is due to close at some time and used with his kind permission. From this photo and others,I hope to make a model of this fire station to display the appliances I've converted of the City of York Fire Brigade.
Picture added on 19 May 2010 at 17:16
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Another cracker Pete

Added by Bristol Bob on 19 May 2010.
Thanks Bob,just wait until you see the full line-up though of all the appliances on display.It will make you think you've stepped back in time.

Added by Pete Matten on 20 May 2010.
Another great model Pete, looks good with the station in the background. Where did you get the brigade badge and name from please.

Added by Paul Warnock on 20 May 2010.
Paul,thanks very much,the brigade badge,etc,are available from B.W.Models and Marcel has now added this company to this site.Look under(LINKS)at top of page for address,etc.Pete.

Added by Pete Matten on 21 May 2010.
Yet another great looking model Pete!!! Job well done mate with this one.

Added by Stevie Murray on 22 June 2010.
Thanks Stevie,I've just finished my latest project which was the making of a WW11 period AFS/NFS Fire Station(BARN)with some appliances from Fire Force Area 36,one of London's 6(33-Administrative)Fire Forces.I'll send pictures in(start to finish)of that war-time period model soon.
Reference the City of York Fire Brigade and appliances,I've now started making the actual fire station to accompany the models I recently re-produced(like above)in the yellow livery from the early to mid-1970's.

Added by Pete Matten on 23 June 2010.
I look forward to seeing the WW2 station Pete!!! Only thing is, do you know of anyone that does the regional NFS/AFS decals in 1/76

Added by Stevie Murray on 23 June 2010.
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