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stwood PinePress Tuesday, July 18, 2000 1B A fire truck for the millennium them like they used to. The Susanviile Fire Department's entry In Fair Parade which rumbles, rolls, and prances down Main Street at 10 July 22, is a spectacular mixture of vintage Detroit steel completely re- Work of dedicated flrofighto and inmates from the Vocational Body Shop Crrectional Center in Susanville. Pictured in the  above are (from engineer and flrefighter, Steve Rose, Susanville Fire Chief, James Tim Alder, auto shop instructor at CCC, Vince Zampano, flrofightar, fire inspector. These firemen also puta number of hours into the j ...... " t restoration project. Below: The massive chrome grill and sweeping curved fenders of this 1940 fire truck take one back to a simpler time and suggest the happy days of Detroit yet to come. One of the hardest elements to reproduce was the gold leaf painting be- neath the Itoocl. Bottom: The flrefighters still hadn't completed the restoration process and had yet to install all the old time gauges in the dash. But the open air cab of this old truck suggests the earlier days of the motor car. Of course, Rose said this vintage fire truck will not be used for fighting fires, kit for the emdoyment of Susanville resid_.qts, especially the children. Please see story on page 3,  by Sam Williams MAIN STREET 706 Main St. 257-3227 Susanville stwood PinePress Tuesday, July 18, 2000 1B A fire truck for the millennium them like they used to. The Susanviile Fire Department's entry In Fair Parade which rumbles, rolls, and prances down Main Street at 10 July 22, is a spectacular mixture of vintage Detroit steel completely re- Work of dedicated flrofighto and inmates from the Vocational Body Shop Crrectional Center in Susanville. Pictured in the  above are (from engineer and flrefighter, Steve Rose, Susanville Fire Chief, James Tim Alder, auto shop instructor at CCC, Vince Zampano, flrofightar, fire inspector. These firemen also puta number of hours into the j ...... " t restoration project. Below: The massive chrome grill and sweeping curved fenders of this 1940 fire truck take one back to a simpler time and suggest the happy days of Detroit yet to come. One of the hardest elements to reproduce was the gold leaf painting be- neath the Itoocl. Bottom: The flrefighters still hadn't completed the restoration process and had yet to install all the old time gauges in the dash. But the open air cab of this old truck suggests the earlier days of the motor car. Of course, Rose said this vintage fire truck will not be used for fighting fires, kit for the emdoyment of Susanville resid_.qts, especially the children. Please see story on page 3,  by Sam Williams MAIN STREET 706 Main St. 257-3227 Susanville