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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011 1B REGIONAL INSIDE SECTION B: EDITORIAL AND OPINION UPCOMING EVENTS as honors the 'Fallen Ones' Diana Jorgenson Staff Writer } the beginning of the Golden Spike. this year's Railroad Days in Porto|a, the community took a moment for sOber reflection about all of those who put their lives on }lic service and to remember, in ~tho~)(} who died in the 9/II tragedy. The turfi0ul;>Was impressive: More than a dozen fire volunteer departments in a 50-mile up to do them honor. the fire engines held special significance for back-up unit at ground zero the engine be- in Redding, Conn. Today, ine 9122:Serves~Plumas Eureka Volunteer Fire ~membrance ceremony~ Curt M~Bride ~edicated acar that had been elaborately Ones." For Mc L City Council member and owner 's it was the culmination of a lifelong He L962 Chevy Nova in 1979, with g it into a commemoration. The plans and he made their in the design of the car. on behalf of the Po: Department, presented Curt a flag and adeclaration of on Flight helicopter both flew and 9/11 remembrance color guard in Fire Department of CHP officers -- as well as At~'-N'arfon~l ....... -- marched in a very gency vehicles. prior long The Portola Volunteer Fire Department hosts a ceremony in conjunction with Railroad Days to died in the New York City twin towers disaster 10 years ago. Curt McBride dedicated a 1962 Chevy Nova painted to "Fallen Ones." Chief Dwight Ceresola, Air National Guard, is immediately behind the car. Continuing left to right are Portola Fire Chief TraVis Schiavone, Assistant Chief Greg Ramelli, Henry Johnson and Dale Lambert, also of the Portola Fire Department. California Highway Patrol officers line up on the left as Portola's volunteerflreflghters show up en masse for the ceremony to remember the twin towers tragedy that happened 10 years ago. Photos by Diana Jorgenson Curt McBride stands by the 1962 Chevy Nova he had painted to commemorate those who died in 9/11. The hood proclaims: "We will never forget." The car, which represents fulfillment of a long-held dream for McBride, was dedicated Aug. 20. For more 9/11 memories, see Letters to the Editor on page 1 lB. Troy gn Wars and American Legion color guard, led by Commander Iol~g line of fire trucks and emergency vehicles that came to Portola to Assistant Fire Chief Tom Forster photographs the ceremony from :Engine 9122. This Plumas Eureka Volunteer Fire Department engine belonged in Connecticut 10 years ago and was on hand during 9/11 at ground zero, ....