by B. Mitchell Carlson and Stuart Lenzke
This FWD Pumper, Engine 2632, was in service as a front-line pumper until 2004, when it was replaced by a new pumper engine at the Baker Rural Fire Protection District in Baker City, OR. Department personnel bought the retired engine from the department. The firefighters believe the old engine and its rich service history deserved far more than to fall into a state of abandonment.
Engine 2632 has been used for parades and Read More
This is a rare International Travelette 1210 4×4, ¾-ton, crew-cab short bed. A survivor California International, it features factory automatic, power steering, power brakes and air conditioning. It has matching numbers.
Features include original IH-stamp bed bolts and military tires show-mounted on steel wheels with factory hubcaps. The original Line Setting Ticket (build sheet) is still taped to the back of the glovebox. It retains the original radio. It has had only Read More
Manufactured during the abbreviated 1942 model year, this GMC ¾-ton pickup is quite a rare sight. Upon purchasing the vehicle in 2010, the owner commissioned a full restoration of the already clean and solid truck.
The body was brought down to the bare metal and finished to a very high standard. Under the freshly manicured body, the powertrain was subject to an extensive refurbishing, where anything that was Read More
This truck has only 37 miles since a complete restoration. It features a rebuilt flathead 6-cylinder engine and 4-speed manual freshly synchronized transmission with a new clutch. It also has upgraded front-disc brakes, oak bed stained black, rare dual horns, original air and oil filters, and a vintage oil bath. It has all-new brakes, bearings in rear end, new glass and seals.