This a 1973 Dodge "Medicruiser" high-roof van ambulance which was built by the Wayne/DIVCO Corporation in Blythville, Arkansas. Wayne Corporation which had recently absorbed both the Miller-Meteor (M&M) of Piqua, Ohio (which built professional car ambulances on Cadillac chassis) and the Cotner-Bevington (C/B) companies.(which built professional car ambulances on the Oldsmobile '98 chassis). Wayne/DIVCO first introduced the 53" headroom "Vangard 53" in 1971. Then in 1972, the company introduced the Chevy "Vangard 60" with 60' inches of headroom in the patient compartment. In 1973, Dodge totally redesigned its vans and introduced the Dodge "Tradesman" line. Wayne/DIVCO then inyroduced the Dodge "Medicruiser" which was considered as one of the top engineered ambulances of its time and is still a legend among veteran EMS professionals to date back to that era.
Keywords: ambulance, Dodge,Medicruiser
Last Revision Date: 3/26/08 - 4:33 AM