Monday, January 12, 2009

C.V.’s Buys Two Ambulances and Turns 150 Years Old


On January 12, 1978 at the regular monthly meeting of the Cumberland Valley Hose Company members voted to purchase two 1978 Dodge Continental van ambulances for an estimated cost of $32,874 including trade ins. The units were to replace two 1973 Cadillac’s and marked the first time the company would operate ambulance’s not of that style. The decision was made after months of discussions within the company about the type of ambulance to buy.

Today also marks the 150Th birthday of the Cumberland Valley Hose Company.

6 comments:

Sparky said...

Boy can I remember these two ambulances. Did a lot of work in the back and had lots of fun too.

Seagrave said...

Ok Sparky , would you like to define Fun!
Or should we just leave it at that?

Sparky said...

We will just leave it at FUN...

Anonymous said...

can anybody tell who it is in the back?

Bradley Myers said...

I amy be able to tell who two of the individuals are, BUT I HAVE SAID IT OVER AND OVER NO ANONYMOUS POST. Sign a name or I will delete it period, this is nor central pa whacker fest.

Dale Jr(Wally) said...

Boy if those girls could talk, they would telling some wild stories,
Myself & Plummer(RIP) took both of them to Washington County Hospital,passed the State line 110 MPH, Maryland State Police met us at the Hospital, It helped when the Dr.'s got out of the vehicle's,,Those we're the day's,,