Merry Oldsmobiles

Steve Loftin

PCS Member - Elected Director 2020-2023
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Let's start with some Nebraska rigs. Most of my older PCS friends have seen these photos; however, perhaps some of the "newbies" might enjoy them, as well:

1. Scotia First Aid Unit - 1970 Cotington 48

2. Omaha A.S. - 1975 Cotington 54

3. Ainsworth V.F.D. - 1975 Cotington 54 (this car is now owned by PCS member Amy Schultz in OH)

4. Bladen F.D. - 1969 Cotington 42

What a doll! This was always one of my favorite rigs anywhere. After I photographed her in 1992, I left my name and number in case she was ever offered for sale. I called or went by every so often just to check on this car. In about 1998, someone from Bladen called to say it was for sale. I said I would take it for the asking price, but requested some current photos first. They sent photos, alright; of a COMPLETELY STRIPPED car, including the warning llights, siren and speakers, window decals, and partition cabinetry. Disappointed, frustrated, and angry, I passed on it...what a waste of a very nice old car.
 

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Steve Loftin

PCS Member - Elected Director 2020-2023
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Oak Forest F.D.
Oak Forest, IL
1966 Seville

Meda-Care A.S.
Milwaukee, WI
1974 Cotington 48

Community Amb. Ass'n.
Steelton, PA
1969 Cotington 48
1974 Cotington 54

(from my collection)
 

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Robert Shepard

Website Administrator / Past President - Golden St
Super Site Supporter
I posted this one under the "CHiPs" thread. This is one of the cars I had when I owned my ambulance service.
 

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Everyone may remember it, here's the '56 Olds ambulance I rescued last winter for PCS member Rocky Fluegge. Any new educated guesses as to who built it? Rocky would love to have the answer...
 

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Rocky Fluegge

PCS Member
When Dwayne and i talked we still think that it might be a dixie/comet by the triangular piece above the wing window.When you look at the factory advertising of them they have that on all of them? Anyone want to try to take a crack at that or have any other place's of details to try to figure it out?
 

Cary Livingston

Southeastern Chapter President
When Dwayne and i talked we still think that it might be a dixie/comet by the triangular piece above the wing window.When you look at the factory advertising of them they have that on all of them? Anyone want to try to take a crack at that or have any other place's of details to try to figure it out?

I'm still going with Comet.....

A few Olds pics...for the newbies :)
http://www.grovestreet.com/jsp/picview.jsp?album=83616

And a few more...
http://www.professionalcarsociety.org/forums/showthread.php?t=1894
 

Jeremy D. Ledford

PCS Volunteer Chapter President
1956 DIXIE Oldsmobile lo-boy ambulance. Built by the DIXIE COACH COMPANY Lebanon, Tennessee.
 

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Steve Loftin

PCS Member - Elected Director 2020-2023
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"Come away with me, Lucille..."

Note the custom lighting arrangements on these girls:

Chillum-Adelphi V.F.D. (Adelphi, MD)
1970 Cotington 48

Wilmington Manor, DE
1974 Cotington 54

Note the tunneled Solar Rays on this one:

Kiel F.D. (Kiel, WI)
1970 Cotington 48

(SL collection)
 

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Pam & Sam Gill's Olds and Jim and Amy Schultz's Olds.
 

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Mike McDonald

PCS Member
CB-Old's

It's hard to beat the looks of a High Top CB-Olds..... especially ones that a Fire Department Chief has filled in all the available (X's) for extra lights and sirens! MM
 

John Royark JR

PCS Member
Oldsmobiles, what a great car. To see my Olds pro car pix I have taken over the years you need to attens an Iowa Hawkeye Chapter event. Notice a theme here yet? :drama:
 

John ED Renstrom

PCS Member - Elected Director 2019-2022
Super Site Supporter
here is my former car this one served in Duluth MN then went to be a stand by ambulance at a race track. when I got it it had 7800 miles on it in 1999. sold it in 2010 if had 14000.
 

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