Goddess - Not only a diet expert in a shiny leotard but
one of the icons of the cold war.
Bedford 4x4 auxilliary fire engine was a mainstay of the
UK's civil defence program throughout the 50's and 60's.
Although unsophisticated compared to modern appliances, they
were simple to maintain, did a reasonable job of carrying
around ladders and axes pumping water where it was needed
and like the strategic steam
reserve provided a useful asset for use in a national
emergency. They were regularly wheeled out during the seventies
when local government employees took strike action and the
firemen were replaced by squaddies.
Green Godess - yours for two grand with a mere 800 miles
on the clock. Not as sexy looking as the jeep but they did
chaps - there's been a 10 Megaton airburst over the town
centre and the regional controller is requesting 'pumps 80'
so we'd better get cracking..."
a long and (thankfully uneventfull) the Godess has finally
found a useful retirement putting out fires in Africa. Sadly,
it's not hard to work out why one of the richest countries
in Africa has to purchase 60 year old second hand fire pumps...
See the Green
Goddess still working.