VEHICLE WAS PART OF PAST ROSE PARADES

Stevens_Disaster_Unit_2 1950s 

jay  w. stevens dis vh 2

The Jay W. Stevens Disaster Service Unit was built in 1939 for the Portland 
Fire Department. The vehicle was the first of its kind and was rededicated
as the Emergency Car in 1953.

pfd sta 1

The fire station at 55 SW Ash Street was constructed in 1950 as Engine 21’s
quarters and became Engine 1’s house in 1984. The Jay W. Stevens Disaster
Unit can be seen at the far right of the parked apparatus.

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