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Riding to the Rescue: A look back at LA County’s Rescue Vehicles

Over the past 100 years Los Angeles County has used a variety of vehicles to manage their beaches.  As part of a retrospective, the article below shows a few of them, along with welcoming some new hybrids into the County system.  All photos belong to LA County’s Life Guard Association.

Read the article and see more vehicles at Zev’s blog

Here are two GPWs.  The caption reads:  http://zev.lacounty.gov/news/environment/coasts/riding-to-the-rescue-for-100-years.

Bathing beauties were still posing on county lifeguard trucks in 1959.

 

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