August 01, 2022 | NEW JERSEY RON JEFFERS, New Jersey Editor
Photo by Jack de Rosset collectionIn the 1970's, two bordering North Hudson County fire departments operated with similar Duplex/Howe 100-foot tractor-trailer aerial ladders. West New York Truck 1 was built with a diesel motor. It lasted into the early 2000's as a spare truck for the North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue.
Photo by Jack de Rosset collectionNorth Bergen Truck Co. 1 used this Duplex/HOWE TDA model that was assembled with a gasoline engine.
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