1961 INTERNATIONAL / CENTRAL PUMPERS
(2)OF THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR FIRE DEPARTMENT
(Photo by Lee Clark) This 1961 International - Central 750 GPM Pumper and its sister engine were
the first NLR Pumps to have air brakes.
They both had seating for the hosemen. Whenthis company got its first alarm, there was a BIG
surprise. It took two
minutes to pump up theair, since there was no reserve reservoir.
(One was SOON added to both trucks!)The above
engine was assigned to Station 7
from 1961 until 1982. It was briefly assigned to Station 8.
(Photo Above by NLRFD Chief Lee Wilkins) f)The sister engine of #7, this pump spent its entire life at NLRFD Station 8, and as a reserve. The '61 International/Central
that was originally Engine 7 is presently owned by an individual in
Pottsville, AR. The '61 International/Central which was
originally Engine 8 (above) is owned by
the owner of Kidd's Garage on Rountop Road in NLR.