Echo Hose Fire TrucksThese are photos of Shelton's very own hook and ladder, the Echo Hose fire truck.
Echo Hose was established in 1882.
First hook and ladder
The first hook and ladder they carried by hand, then they had a horse drawn one.
In the 1920's they got their first hook and ladder fire truck.
and right across the street from where they have the St. Joseph's Carnival.
This first picture was taken at the Memorial Day Parade
Shelton Day in October 2001 was a memorable day for Echo Hose.
In the photo you see a volunteer firefighter attaching the American flag to the top of the ladder.
This was done to pay tribute to 9/11.More Pictures of Echo Hose
- emblem on the bucket
- the ladder
- back of firetruck
- Fireman's boots
- Side view of firetruck
- Side stands
- reflection of flag
- reflection in hubcap
- Instrument panel