1996 Spartan Saulsbury LTI 75′ Ladder
Powered by a Detroit Diesel 430 HP engine and Allison transmission, this used fire apparatus is equipped with a Waterous fire pump, 700 gallon tank and Feecon foam system with tank. Aerial features include a TFT Master Stream and ladder controls at the turntable. Also included is an EMS Cabinet, snow tire chains, SCBA bottle storage and SCBA crew seating. Selling price is $99,500.00
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Manufacturers History: Fancher L. “Sam” Saulsbury, a machinist who was also the chief for the Preble Volunteer Fire Department, built his first fire truck in 1958. He formed Saulsbury Fire Equipment in the early 1960s and, among its other offerings, the company started to specialize in walk-in rescue trucks. After sub-contracting work for several years, Saulsbury consolidated production in a new plant in Tully, New York in 1973. They moved again to a larger facility in Preble in 1988.
In 1998, Saulsbury was purchased by Federal Signal Corporation, parent company of E-ONE in Florida. The Saulsbury name continued to appear on apparatus, but was renamed E-One New York in 2003. In 2004, E-One announced the closure of the Saulsbury plant.
Spartan Emergency Response, or simply Spartan, is a fire apparatus manufacturer located in Brandon, South Dakota, with additional manufacturing facilities in Ephrata, Pennsylvania and Ocala, Florida. The company also manufactures and supplies fire chassis to other fire body manufacturers. Spartan ER was a division of Spartan Motors prior to its purchase by REV Group
In 1973, Grove Manufacturing sold off its aerial ladder division to concentrate on crane manufacture. In 1974, Mahlon Zimmerman started a new company, Ladder Towers Incorporated (better known by the initials LTI) by building former Grove aerial devices.
Over the years, LTI built several aerial devices. Bodies were built by Conestoga Custom Products Incorporated, which was located in the same industrial park as LTI. Trucks were built on Spartan, Hendrickson and Pemfab chassis.
In 1985, LTI developed its own custom chassis, the LTI Olympian. In 1986, LTI was acquired by Simon Group, maker of the Simon Snorkel elevating platforms. The new company, called Simon-LTI, then acquired custom chassis manufacturer Duplex. The truck was manufactured under the Simon Duplex LTI name.
In 1998, Simon-LTI’s ladder division was purchased by Aerial Innovations Inc., a company founded by LTI founder Mahlon Zimmerman.
In 1999, all these companies were merged into a division of the new American LaFrance Corporation owned by Freightliner Corporation. After this date, LTI and Aerial Innovations aerials were only built on American LaFrance custom chassis and Freightliner commercial chassis.