BigRed™ Chrysler Air Raid Siren - Photographs

Here It Is !

This siren was once the property of Los Angeles County, California.  During the county's ownership it was converted to run on propane. 

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This is how the BigRedChrysler Air Raid Siren looked at the time of purchase.


BigRed™ Siren
2003 Northridge


BigRed™ Siren
2003 Northridge


BigRed™ Siren
2003 Northridge


BigRed™ Siren
2003 Northridge


BigRed™ Siren
2003 Northridge
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BigRed™ Siren
2003 Northridge

April 13, 2003 the siren was put on a truck headed for Texas. Preparations have now been made for the arrival of BigRed in Fayetteville on April 16, 2003.


Trailer on Stand-by
April 15,
2003 Fayetteville


Ready for BigRed™
April 15, 2003 Fayetteville
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April 16, 2003, BigRedarrives in Fayetteville!


On the 18-Wheeler
April 16,
2003 Fayetteville


Transfer by Forklift
April 16, 2003 Fayetteville

On the Trailer
April 16, 2003 Fayetteville


On the Trailer
April 16,
2003 Fayetteville


On the Trailer
April 16, 2003 Fayetteville

Arriving on the Farm
April 16, 2003 Fayetteville


At Home
April 16,
2003 Fayetteville


At Home
April 16, 2003 Fayetteville

At Home
April 16, 2003 Fayetteville

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Engine Serial Number Plate
April 16,
2003 Fayetteville


Operator's Panel
April 16, 2003 Fayetteville

WOW - That's Big!
April 16, 2003 Fayetteville

A closer look at BigRed™, April 17, 2003.


Propane Mounting Tank
April 17,
2003 Fayetteville


Propane Gas Converter
April 17, 2003 Fayetteville

Carburetor
April 17, 2003 Fayetteville


Electric Throttle Solenoid
April 17,
2003 Fayetteville


Gas Tank & Fill Cap
April 17, 2003 Fayetteville

Oil Filter
April 17, 2003 Fayetteville


Generator
April 17,
2003 Fayetteville

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Starter
April 17, 2003 Fayetteville

Exhaust Manifold
April 17, 2003 Fayetteville


Fuel Line
April 17,
2003 Fayetteville


110VAC Electric Panel
April 17, 2003 Fayetteville
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Original Lettering
April 17, 2003 Fayetteville

A crane sets BigRed™ into place, April 21, 2003.


Attaching Straps
April 21,
2003 Fayetteville


The Lift
April 21, 2003 Fayetteville

All Done
April 21, 2003 Fayetteville


New Home
April 21,
2003 Fayetteville

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Checking out the paint on BigRed™, April 26, 2003.


Chrysler Lettering
April 26,
2003 Fayetteville


Chrysler Lettering
April 26,
2003 Fayetteville
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Starting the BigRed™ engine, May 23-24, 2003.


Propane Tank
May 23,
2003 Fayetteville


Block Identification
May 24,
2003 Fayetteville

Blower Bearings
May 24,
2003 Fayetteville


Running the Siren
May 24,
2003 Fayetteville


Throttling Up
May 24,
2003 Fayetteville

Second Test Run
May 24,
2003 Fayetteville

Running the BigRed™ siren, May 25, 2003.


Engaging the Clutch
May 25,
2003 Fayetteville


Running the Siren Up
May 25,
2003 Fayetteville

Blowing Dirt & Rust
May 25,
2003 Fayetteville


Happy Ending
May 25,
2003 Fayetteville


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BigRed™ propane tank, August 11, 2003.


Original Propane Tank
August 11,
2003 Fayetteville


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