MANCHESTER — Year likely 1997. Shown is Alpha 1.
At that time Alpha 1 and Alpha 2 were this model ambulance with the distinct mini-mod, curved side style. They were affectionately known by what nickname?
Answer: The Ice Cream Trucks
Photo courtesy of Mikey Makulis.
MANCHESTER — Year unknown, likely late 1990 or 1991.
Note the Manchester Ambulance in the background.
This is a current ASM employee. Can you guess who it is?
HARTFORD —Unknown date (presumably early 1960’s). Not much known about this photograph except that its related to Aetna Ambulance’s early days. Do you know?
HARTFORD —Unknown date (presumably early to mid 1960’s) and unknown location (although somewhere in Hartford). Bystanders including children look on at an injured child on a stretcher.
MANCHESTER — Year unknown, likely early 1960’s. Pictured is Manchester Ambulance (now known as ASM) patriarch Roger Talbot (standing, upper left) on the scene of a motor vehicle accident. Many of the ‘car wrecks’ from the time have the patients out on the ground, either due to concern over fire or simply because they were ‘thrown clear’.
Click on the photo to see full size. Can you identify anyone else in the photo?
Photo credit and many thanks to Kenny Burkamp.
MANCHESTER — Year unknown, likely early 1970’s. Pictured is Manchester Ambulance (now known as ASM) and its patriarch Roger Talbot in plaid slacks with employee and friend Frank Axiak who died in 2011. They are standing in front of the former headquarters on East Center Street.
Did you work for Manchester Ambulance on East Center Street?
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HARTFORD —Unknown date (presumably early to mid 1960’s) and unknown location (although somewhere in Hartford). Howard Grady is visible working to move a patient with the assistance of bystanders. Many historical photos that revolve around trauma include bystander help and assembled crowds.
HARTFORD — Dated from 1950 and appearing in the Price and Lee Company catalog directory, this ad declares Aetna Ambulance, “A service that’s right Day or Night.”
Interesting to note that we still operate an exchange that ends in 6792.
MANCHESTER — Year unknown, likely early 1960’s. Pictured is Manchester Ambulance or possibly precursor at the scene of a ‘wreck’ in Manchester. Can you identify the street? Roger Talbot appears to be in front of the police officer.
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Photo credit Kenneth Burkamp.
MANCHESTER — Year unknown, likely late 1970′s to mid 1980’s. Pictured is Roger Talbot, Manchester Ambulance’s patriarch, wearing a Metro jacket at what appears to be a company party. Can you identify the other two behind the bagels? Post to comments if you can.
HARTFORD — Date unknown, likely mid to late 1950′s (comment if you can discern the make, model and year of the car). Note the extent of the damage to the car in picture one and the delivery of what could be last rites in picture two. It is unknown if the pictures are unrelated.
MANCHESTER — Year unknown, likely mid 1960′s. Pictured is a victim of a motor vehicle accident victim attended to by Roger Talbot, Manchester Ambulance’s patriarch. Note the Manchester Police officer, the concerned well-dressed bystanders and Roger in the foreground. Photo credit and thanks to Kenneth Burkamp as noted in the watermark.
HARTFORD — Date unknown, likely early to mid 1950′s.
MANCHESTER — Year unknown, likely in the early to mid 1970’s. Pictured is ASM’s (Manchester Ambulance’s) former headquarters on East Center Street, Manchester. ASM moved to New State Road in Manchester in the late 1990’s.
HARTFORD — Date unknown, likely early to mid 1950′s. This is another photo where the location in Hartford is discernible from the background. Any guesses?