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Crown Firecoach History
Book by Ed Hass


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Crown Firecoach History
Book by Ed Hass

Information submitted by Ed Hass.

200-page (8-1/2" x 11") hard-cover book (ISBN 0-9611166-4-1).

This book is a complete history of Crown Firecoach fire engines, which were built in Los Angeles, CA, from 1951 to 1985.  It includes 360 illustrations, many never-before-published, in both color (88 pages) and black-and-white.  Also contains interviews with key Crown personnel, a 42-page serial-number list of every Crown fire engine ever built (including detailed specifications on each), and an 8-page list of every city that ever used Crown fire engines.  Includes Representative sampling of Crown advertising.  There are also descriptions and illustrations of Crown's other products, from school buses and luxury coaches, to airplanes and limousines.

Standard retail price is $60.00, but if you mention that you read about the book here on, it will be sold for $49.95, postage paid.

A printable order form is available at the following website:

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