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1940 Chevrolet Fire Truck

 
 
1940 Chevrolet Fire Truck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 23, 2018
1. 1940 Chevrolet Fire Truck Marker
Inscription.  
1940 Chevrolet Fire Truck

Originally owned by the
Ralpho Fire Company, Overlook, PA
Purchased by Knoebels in May 1972
Used for the flood clean-up in June
1972 & various pumping duties since
Body restored in 2007- 2008
Currently used for special occasions

Please stay off the fire truck

 
Erected by Knoebels.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersEntertainmentRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 40° 52.738′ N, 76° 30.109′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Pennsylvania, in Columbia County. Marker is in Knoebels Amusement Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 391 Knoebels Boulevard, Elysburg PA 17824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grand Carousel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Grand Carousel (about 500 feet away); Swimming Hole (about 600 feet away); The Newest Old Covered Bridge
1940 Chevrolet Fire Truck & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 23, 2018
2. 1940 Chevrolet Fire Truck & Marker
(about 600 feet away); Stein & Goldstein Carousel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Character Cutouts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Knoebel's Wurlitzer 165 Organ (approx. 0.2 miles away); Catawissa Friends Meeting (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The park is divided by Roaring Creek which is the county line. The Columbia county side is divided by the Franklin/Cleveland township line. Ralpho, on the marker, is the township on the Nothumberland County side of the park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Knoebels Amusement Resort - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Knoebels Amusement Resort. (Submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on February 3, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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