Canadian Pacific's photos with the turntable

Vintage DAF turntable ladder fire truck

Vintage DAF turntable ladder fire truck
Olga and Peter and Arthur-A drove me to the DAF Museum. All three of us are bus and truck buffs : )

For those who didn't know, DAF (originally Van Doorne's Aanhangwagen Fabriek - "Van Doorne's Trailer-wagon Fabrication") is a major truck/ lorry bus build…
Added on August  6, 2015

Amsterdam Brandweer

Amsterdam Brandweer
Back in 2010 during my first visit to the Netherlands, strangely I didn't have any close encounter with any fire engine. Even during this visit, this is the only fire engine that I came across. Fire must be quite rare in Amsterdam.

Valkenburgerstraat. A…
Added on October 25, 2014

Amsterdam Brandweer turntable ladder fire engine

Amsterdam Brandweer turntable ladder fire engine
Back in 2010 during my first visit to the Netherlands, strangely I didn't have any close encounter with any fire engine. Even during this visit, this is the only fire engine that I came across. Fire must be quite rare in Amsterdam.

Valkenburgerstraat. A…
Added on October 25, 2014

Scarborough Model Railroaders: Turntable

Scarborough Model Railroaders: Turntable
I don't want to bore my friends with too many photos of the same theme and so the Santa Claus Parade is taking a break and it's back to some photos from the Scarborough Railroaders Open House on 2008-11-30.
Added on December 14, 2008

LSWR Steam Locomotive 563 in Toronto!

LSWR Steam Locomotive 563 in Toronto!
The North American premiere of live musical theatre The Railway Children is set to open on 2011-05-03. The show features LSWR (London & South Western Railway) steam locomotive 563 on loan from York's (England) National Railway Museum.

Locomotive 563 and…
Added on April 25, 2011

"The Railway Children" arrives in Toronto

"The Railway Children" arrives in Toronto
The North American premiere of live musical theatre The Railway Children is set to open on 2011-05-03. The show features LSWR (London & South Western Railway) steam locomotive 563 on loan from York's (England) National Railway Museum.

Locomotive 563 and…
Added on April 25, 2011

Maliebaanstation Turntable

Maliebaanstation Turntable
Added on January  8, 2011

Bedford TK Carmichael West Midlands Fire Service

Bedford TK Carmichael West Midlands Fire Service
Here I'm mixing 2 Roco 1/87 German fire engines with a Wiking 1/87 German ambulance and an Oxford 1/76 British fire engine in the same setting.
Added on August  9, 2011

German Ambulance

German Ambulance
Here I'm mixing 2 Roco 1/87 German fire engines with a Wiking 1/87 German ambulance and an Oxford 1/76 British fire engine in the same setting.
Added on August  9, 2011

Feuerwehr!

Feuerwehr!
Here I'm mixing 2 Roco 1/87 German fire engines with a Wiking 1/87 German ambulance and an Oxford 1/76 British fire engine in the same setting.
Added on August  9, 2011

Hong Kong Fire Services: Scania 124G 360 Turntable Ladder

Hong Kong Fire Services: Scania 124G 360 Turntable Ladder
Photos taken from my trip to Hong Kong in 2002.

Hong Kong is full of tall office and residential buildings (some residential buildings in Hong Kong are 60-storey-high), so fire engines / trucks with very long turntable ladders and platforms are a must in…
Added on June 28, 2008

National Railway Museum Day 1: Locomotive Turntable on the Move

National Railway Museum Day 1: Locomotive Turntable on the Move
The museum curator folks turned on the locomotive turntable and explained the background and engineering of the turntable.
Added on October  6, 2007

National Railway Museum Day 1: Turntable

National Railway Museum Day 1: Turntable
The massive turntable inside the National Railway Museum.
Added on October  6, 2007

Stretching Exercise

Stretching Exercise
My agenda for the morning of the day was to visit Sung Wong Toi, a historic monument in the Ma Tau Wai district. While walking there from my hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day, as just as I was approaching…
Added on April  7, 2013

Another look of the long reach of the Magirus 37 CS aerial ladder platform

Another look of the long reach of the Magirus 37 CS aerial ladder platform
According to Iveco-Magirus, the platform can reach a height of 37 meters (121 ft), or 10 floors above gound.

www.iveco-magirus.net/?id=187&prod_id=108
Added on April 10, 2013

Daily Equipment Testing

Daily Equipment Testing
My agenda for the morning of the day was to visit Sung Wong Toi, a historic monument in the Ma Tau Wai district. While walking there from my hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day, as just as I was approaching…
Added on April  7, 2013

In Good Order

In Good Order
F104, an aerial ladder platform is obviously in working order!

My agenda for the morning of the day was to visit Sung Wong Toi, a historic monument in the Ma Tau Wai district. While walking there from my hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Statio…
Added on April  7, 2013

Emergency Preparation

Emergency Preparation
My agenda for the morning of the day was to visit Sung Wong Toi, a historic monument in the Ma Tau Wai district. While walking there from my hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day, as just as I was approaching…
Added on April  7, 2013