It took decades but Rick James was finally able to reunite with his first firetruck love: The 1949 L Model Mack now resides on James’ Patton Township property, one of 32 former fire engines in a collection divided among four locations. He’s passionate about all vintage fire engines and firefighting apparatus, but Alpha holds a special place in his heart.
It took decades but Rick James was finally able to reunite with his first firetruck love: The 1949 L Model Mack now resides on James’ Patton Township property, one of 32 former fire engines in a collection divided among four locations. He’s passionate about all vintage fire engines and firefighting apparatus, but Alpha holds a special place in his heart. Photo provided
It took decades but Rick James was finally able to reunite with his first firetruck love: The 1949 L Model Mack now resides on James’ Patton Township property, one of 32 former fire engines in a collection divided among four locations. He’s passionate about all vintage fire engines and firefighting apparatus, but Alpha holds a special place in his heart. Photo provided

Chris Rosenblum: Alpha’s 1949 Mack engine returns home

January 16, 2016 7:36 PM