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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1961 Seagrave KB model pumper. It carried Seagrave Serial #M-6595, had a 1000-GPM pump and a 500-gallon tank. It was purchased from the Valparaiso Indiana Fire Department in 1982 and ran as Engine Company 12 and as Engine Company 2.

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1961 Seagrave KB model pumper Seagrave Serial #M-6595

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1961 Seagrave KB model pumper Seagrave Serial #M-6595

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1927 Magirus 85′ aerial ladder. It carried Magirus serial # 28536. It ran as Truck Company 1 and Truck Company 8.

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1927 Magirus 85' aerial ladder.

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1927 Magirus 85′ aerial ladder. It carried Magirus serial # 28536. It ran as Truck Company 1 and Truck Company 8. collection of wayne stuart

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Gary Fire Department history

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The Gary Fire Department operated this 1973 Mack (CF685F10) pumper, serial# 1591. It had a 1000 GPM pump and a 300 Gallon tank. It ran as Engine Company 9 for many years.

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1973 Mack (CF685F10) pumper, serial# 1591

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1973 Mack (CF685F10) pumper, serial# 1591. It had a 1000 GPM pump and a 300 Gallon tank. It ran as Engine Company 9 for many years.
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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1968 Mack C85FAD model aerial. It carried serial #1429 had a 100′ Maxim ladder and a 200 gallon booster tank. It ran as TRUCK Co. 5 originally and then as TRUCK Co’s 2 and 8.

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The Gary Fire Department operated this 1968 Mack C85FAD model aerial. It carried serial #1429 had a 100' Maxim ladder and a 200 gallon booster tank. It ran as TRUCK Co. 5 originally and then as TRUCK Co's 2 and 8.  wayne stuart photo

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1968 Mack C85FAD model aerial. It carried serial #1429 had a 100′ Maxim ladder and a 200 gallon booster tank. It ran as TRUCK Co. 5 originally and then as TRUCK Co’s 2 and 8.
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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated three 1986 Mack MC686FC /  3D Metals pumpers. They were originally assigned to Engine Companies 1, 4, and 9. These had 1500-GPM pumps and 500-gallon tanks. They carried serial #’s 1206, 1207, and 1208 respectively. As with most Gary apparatus, they served in many different companies during their career.

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1986 Mack MC686FC /  3D Metals pumper

1986 Mack MC686FC / 3D 1500/500 pumper from Gary, IN. Wayne Stuart photo

1986 Mack MC686FC /  3D Metals pumper

1986 Mack MC686FC / 3D 1500/500 pumper from Gary, IN. Wayne Stuart photo

1986 Mack MC686FC /  3D Metals pumper

1986 Mack MC686FC / 3D 1500/500 pumper from Gary, IN. Wayne Stuart photo

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1964 Maxim S Model pumper. It carried serial  number 2413. It had a 1,000-GPM pump and a 300-gallon tank. It was originally assigned to Engine Company 9, and later to Engine Company 5.

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1964 Maxim S-Model pumper from Gary Indiana

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #throwbackthursday:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1977 Ward LaFrance pumper. It carried WLF serial # 80-1400. It had a 1500-GPM pump and a 500-gallon tank. It was originally assigned to Engine Company #1. However as with most Gary apparatus it served in many different companies during it’s career. It was also one of only two lime green apparatus operated by the GFD.

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1977 Ward LaFrance pumper

Gary Fire Department – 1977 Ward LaFrance pumper. It carried WLF serial # 80-1400. It had a 1500-GPM pump and a 500-gallon tank. Wayne Stuart photo

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Gary Fire Department history (more)

This from Rob G:

This is one of the rigs from Wayne Stuarts earlier posting. I believe it’s E-796. This is from 1990-91 or so, we were using it as a spare for the Squad.
 
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Gary Fire Department Indiana vintage fire engine and Firefighters

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart:

The Gary Fire Department operated these 1979 Ford/E-1 pumpers. They had 1250-GPM pumps and 500-gallon tanks. They carried E-One serial numbers 1361,1362,1363, and 1364. They were assigned to many different companies over their long careers.

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1979 E-ONE delivery photo for Gary Indiana Fire Department

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1942 American La France JOX series aerial ladder. It had a 100′ ladder and a 150-gallon booster tank with serial #L-1866. It was assigned originally to Truck Company 2, later on it was assigned to Truck Company 8, and finally to Truck Company 5. It was disposed of in the early 70’s to a sign contractor.

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1942 American La France JOX series aerial ladder

1942 American La France JOX series aerial ladder. Wayne Stuart collection

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