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Reliance Fire Company Fire Truck Museum and Antique Fire Truck Restoration Facility

1928 ALF Restoration- Paint and gold leaf


A rear view after the addition of the rear lights, ladder brackets, etc.


Doug applies gold leaf to the fender.


After the hose bed is painted and cleared the corner scrolls are applied.  In this photo the gold 'size' is applied.

Hose bed in paint booth with layout photos attached.


Dale paints the black outline onto one of the front fenders from the '28. The gold has been applied.


Dale continues with the black edging per original ALF practice. A large scroll will be applied in the center of the back side of the fender where the gold stripe is broken.

The hose bed after the corner scrolls and gold leaf applied.

Detail of the corner scrolls. White outline and two tone green detail paint is added last.