Allen T-135 Siren Removal
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Allen Texas T-135 Removal August 24 2004
At about 10:30am this morning the Allen Fire Marshal called me and told me that the crew was on the way over to the fire station near my house to remove the T-135. I grabbed my camera and jumped in the truck to get photos of the removal. Here they are. I'll get larger versions up soon.
10:40am trying to unbolt the T-135.
A little later. When all else fails use the torch.
Both Allen T-135s on the trailer soon to be taken to the city lot.
Notice the size of the man behind the trailer!
I knew these things were big but seeing them up close is REALLY impressive. That step ladder is 4 feet tall.
This photo doesn't do this justice. I would guesstimate that the diameter of the aluminum inlet tube is probably about 18 inches. It's no wonder this siren has a 50 horsepower motor. That chopper must be 3 feet in diameter.
Down comes the pole. Notice the size of the sirens next to the crane! I'm sure gonna miss seeing that monster siren every time I drive by the fire station.