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Mabas Division 24 Snorkel history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

Mabas Division 24 at one time or another over the years had the following Snorkels in service, the only one I do not have a photo of is Tinley Park. If anyone has a shot of it feel free to add it in. The Gary rig is the X-South Holland.

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historic Snorkel fire truck

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historic Snorkel fire truck

Wayne Stuart collection

historic Snorkel fire truck

Wayne Stuart collection

historic Snorkel fire truck

Wayne Stuart collection

historic Snorkel fire truck

Wayne Stuart collection

historic Snorkel fire truck

Wayne Stuart collection

historic Snorkel fire truck

Wayne Stuart collection

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Calumet City Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #tbt:

The Calumet City Fire Department operated this 1974 Mack pumper. It had a 1250 GPM pump and a 500 gallon tank. It ran for many years as Engine Co. 306  from Fire Station #1. It is the one and only lime green colored apparatus that the department operated.

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Calumet City FD Mack CF fire engine

Calumet City Fire Department Engine 306 – 1974 Mack pumper 1250/500.
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Calumet City Fire Department history

this from Wayne Stuart:

The Calumet City Fire Department operated this 1965 American LaFrance pumper. It had a 1000 GPM pump and a 758 Gallon tank. It ran as Engine Company 303 for a number of years.

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1965 American LaFrance pumper

Calumet City Fire Department Engine 303, a 1965 American LaFrance pumper. Wayne Stuart photo

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Calumet City Fire Department History

This from Wayne Stuart for #throwbackthursday:

The Calumet City Fire Department operated this 1980 Kenworth/E-1, it had a 1500-GPM pump and a 500-gallon tank. It ran as Engine 303 from Station 2.

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vintage Calumet City fire engine

The Calumet City Fire Department operated this 1980 Kenworth/E-1, it had a 1500-GPM pump and a 500-gallon tank. It ran as Engine 303 from Station 2.
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Calumet City Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart:

The Calumet City Fire Department operated this 1969 Mack / Pierce Snorkel, it ran as Truck 307 replacing the 1937 ALF quad. It was in service until well into the the 90’s. It had a 75′ Snorkel with a 1000 GPM pump. It was quartered  at the public works garage until 1972 when Station 2 was opened.

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The Calumet City Fire Department operated this 1969 Mack / Pierce Snorkel, it ran as Truck 307 replacing the 1937 ALF quad. It was in service until well into the the 90's. It had a 75' Snorkel with a 1000 GPM pump

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Calumet City Fire Department History

This from Wayne Stuart:

The Calumet City Fire Department operated this 1937 American La France quad from 3/31/1937 until 1972. It was a Type 475 RDB, 750 GPM  rotary gear pump with an 88-gallon tank. It carried serial # L-860.

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The Calumet City Fire Department operated this 1937 American La France quad from 3/31/1937 until 1972. It was a Type 475 RDB, 750 GPM rotary gear pump with an 88-gallon tank. It carried serial # L-860. From The Collection of Wayne Stuart

The Calumet City Fire Department operated this 1937 American La France quad from 3/31/1937 until 1972. It was a Type 475 RDB, 750 GPM rotary gear pump with an 88-gallon tank. It carried serial # L-860.
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