This aerial ladder truck was manufactured by Kingsburg around 1920-1930. It is pressed steel with rubber tires and a cast iron fireman. it is mechanical through a clockwork mechanism that can be activated by rotating a crank on the axle. It also features removable wooden ladders and a metal bell for sounding the alarm.
Ralph L. Tomlinson Toy Collection, "Learning Through Play" Exhibit in Leatherby Library
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