Ambulance [Dodge Waipa Sawmill ambulance]

Dodge Brothers Company, Manufacturer;  New Zealand Forest Service, Commissioned by; 

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Maker and Role
Dodge Brothers Company, Manufacturer
New Zealand Forest Service, Commissioned by
Production Date
1975 Dodge Ambulance. White in colour, petrol driven, 4200 cc (4.2 litre). Waipa Sawmill ambulance. Tare 2220 kg 88010 written on the drivers door. Dodge 200 badge on the side of the ambulance.
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
DODGE Maker's Plate
88010 Maker's Number
Accession No
Credit Line
Dodge Brothers Company et al. 1975. Ambulance [Dodge Waipa Sawmill ambulance], 1995.5. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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Thanks for this. This record has been updated.

- MOTAT Curatorial Research

Posted on 29-09-2019 23:59:35

The reference to "Fare 2220 kg" in the 'Description' above should perhaps be "Tare 2220 kg" being the Tare Weight.

- JT. Mil Sec.

Posted on 26-09-2019 10:08:34

Thank you for this information. I've amended our records.

- MOTAT Curatorial Research

Posted on 08-09-2019 23:36:35

Officially registered as a 1977 Dodge D5N200, one of at least three Dodge ambulances used by the NZ Forest Service. The number 88010 is the Forest Service plant number.

- Ron Averes

Posted on 05-09-2019 09:14:06