1911 MR38 Delahaye Fire Engine at Motoreum

Written by Ken Altes

“MR38 Delahaye Fire Engine – 1911  Type 43A Chassis.  1911 marks the earliest transition to self-propelled fire apparatus, powered by a Delahaye four-cylinder engine.  Body and equipment was outfitted by Carrosserie et de Charronnage, Paris, served Sapeurs Pompiers (French firefighters) of Ville de Mougins, (located in the South of France).  14-spoke rims are wrapped in solid rubber, with two of each mounted on the singular rear rims.”  This truck has been sold. See link for Motoreum at right.1911 Delahaye 43A Fire Engine front view 1911 Delahaye 43A Fire Engine in Austin TX 1911 Delahaye 43A Fire Engine interior 1911 Delahaye 43A Fire Engine plaque1911 Delahaye 43A Fire Engine emblem

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