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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1947 American LaFrance Series 700 pumper with a 1,250-GPM pump and a 150-gallon tank. It carried ALF serial #9063. It was assigned to Engine Company 2 and  Engine Company 5.

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Gary Fire Department history

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1947 American LaFrance Series 700 pumper with a 1,250-GPM pump and a 150-gallon tank. It carried ALF serial #9063. It was assigned to Engine Company 2 and  Engine Company 5.
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Hazel Crest Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

I dug into my archives and found another photo of the 1958 Seagrave that Mike Summa submitted.The photo was taken in 1978 when it was in service as Hazel Crest  Engine 23, and painted lime green. It had a 750 pump and a 300 Gal. tank. Thanks for sharing Mike.

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1958 Seagrave fire engine

Hazel Crest Engine 23 – 1958 Seagrave X-Monee Fire Department. Wayne Stuart photo

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Monee Fire Protection District history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For tbt-I took this picture at a parade in Beecher in the early 1990’s.  I know this is a 1950’s open cab Seagrave, and that is it.  Feel free to ad any information you know.
Mike Summa
Monee FPD 1950's open cab Seagrave engin

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Blue Island Fire Department History

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Blue Island Engine 3, a 1952 American LaFrance 1000/300. I took this picture at Station 2 on Division St. where it was assigned from when the station was built till 1973.
Mike Summa

Blue Island Fire Department history

Blue Island Engine 3 – 1952 American LaFrance 1000/300. Mike Summa photo

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Northfield Fire Department history

This from Larry Shapiro for #TBT:

Northfield Engine 3, a classic American LaFrance 800 Series engine 

American LaFrance 800 Series fire engine

Larry Shapiro 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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Blue Island Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

Here is a photo of Blue Island E2153, a 1971 American LaFrance 1500/500 purchased from Oak Park in 1990.  Shown here out of service at the 2006 Posen Fire Muster.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
1971 American LaFrance 1500/500

Blue Island FD Engine 2153 – 1971 American LaFrance 1500/500. Mike Summa photo

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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.

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. 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.
From The Collection of Wayne Stuart

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Blue Island Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

Hello,
Here are two pictures from the Blue Island Fire Department.  The first is the former Engine 2123, it’s a 1987 Spartan/Darley 1500/500.  The second is Blue Island’s Ford ambulance.  Both pictures show the equipment carried on each rig.  Please feel free to comment, I hope that you will enjoy.
Thank you,
Mike S.
Blue Island FD fire engine with equipment

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Blue Island FD ambulance

Mike Summa photo

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Calumet Park FD history

This from Muke Summa:

Hello,
I have a picture of an 800 series American La France pumper from Calumet Park.  I remember my parents taking me to a carnival in Cal Park where this truck and a shiny new Cadillac ambulance were sitting.  The carnival was a fundraiser for these two emergency vehicles.  Wasn’t sure how this how things were done, back then?  If anyone knows the specs on this, please feel free to add.
Thank you,
Mike S.
American LaFrance 800 Series fire engine

Calumet Park FD. Mike Summa photo

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