Charles Madderon 128 pages softcover
Van Pelt was the west coast fire apparatus builder that was in business the longest, from 1925-1987 and became the largest builder of fire apparatus west of the Rocky Mountains. Van Pelt built all types including pumpers, water tenders (tankers), aerials, elevating platforms, brush engines, and more. See them all in highly detailed black & white photographs. Fire buffs will appreciate the in-depth coverage of this interesting company.