Here it is!
This is how the VictorySiren™
Chrysler Air Raid Siren looked at the time of purchase.
As you can see it will take a lot of work to make this siren look brand
Follow the restoration progress - - - and then follow the
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the wear-and-tear that's seen in the current condition photographs
occurred while on the high school roof. Understand that this equipment,
in Pittsburgh as elsewhere, was taken out of service in the 1970's.
These sirens would have been sold for scrap and/or discarded long ago if
they didn't weigh 3-tons. Since most were high atop a tower or roof the
cost of removal was more than their surplus value and so they sat and
were left to languish in place.
Chrysler Air Raid Siren Specifications
ENGINE PHOTOS •
MANUAL PHOTOS •
EARLY MODEL PHOTOS
CHRYSLER-BELL VICTORY SIREN PHOTOS •
BELL LABS' BIG BERTHA PHOTOS
CHRYSLER AIR RAID SIREN PHOTOS •
CHRYSLER-BELL GAS SIREN