Posts Tagged Mike Summa

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.
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Blue Island Fire Department history

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

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Bedford Park Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- Bedford Park Engine 707, a 1960’s Seagrave.  Unknown specs.
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Bedford Park FD history

Bedford Park Engine 707, a 1960’s Seagrave.  Mike Summa photo

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Hazel Crest Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Hazel Crest once utilized this 1967 Sutphen aerial tower.
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1967 Sutphen aerial tower ladder

Mike Summa photo

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Roberts Park FPD history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- Squad 304, a 1970’s Mack MB, specs unknown.

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Roberts Park FPD history

Mike Summa photo

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North Palos FPD history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-North Palos Truck 801, a 1971 Mack CF/Pierce 1500/0/75′ Tele-Squrt.
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Mack CF Pierce Tele-Squrt 75

North Palos Truck 801, a 1971 Mack CF/Pierce 1500/0/75′ Tele-Squrt. Mike Summa photo

 

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Mokena FPD history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For #TBT- This was Mokena’s Engine 96, a 1964 FordC/John Bean.  Its capacity was 750/750/ with a 30gpm John Bean High Pressure Pump.  It was sold in 1983 to the Alexander FD in Illinois.
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vintage Mokena FPD Engine 96

Mokena’s Engine 96, a 1964 FordC/John Bean.  Its capacity was 750/750/ with a 30gpm John Bean High Pressure Pump.  It was sold in 1983 to the Alexander FD in Illinois. Mike Summa photo

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Orland Fire Protection District history

This from Mike Summa:

For #TBT-Here was the Orland FPD Truck 6004, a 1987 Spartan/Darley 1500/0/55′.  Photo taken in June 1987 at the Orland Days Parade.  Must have been just delivered because truck is not yet been lettered.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
1987 Spartan/Darley 1500/0/55'

Orland FPD Truck 6004, a 1987 Spartan/Darley 1500/0/55′. Mike Summa photo

and two more early photos from our archives

Orland FPD Snorkel 6004

Scott Peterson photo

Orland FPD Truck 6004, a 1987 Spartan/Darley 1500/0/55' Snorkel

Larry Shapiro photo

 

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Bridgeview Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

TBT-Here was the Bridgeview Fire Dept.’s Engine 416, a 1950’s IHC R-190/Howe.  Seen here in retirement, a little worse for wear. Enjoy and comment.
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IHC R-190 Howe fifre engine

Bridgeview Fire Dept.’s Engine 416, a 1950’s IHC R-190/Howe. Mike Summa photo

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Midlothian Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

TBT-Before the Ford Explorer and Chevy Tahoe there was the IHC Travelall.  Chief buggies, ambulances and rescue squads used this type of vehicle in departments big and small.  Here is a 1960’s IHC used by the Midlothian Fire Dept.
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IHC Travelall

a 1960’s IHC Travelall used by the Midlothian Fire Dept. Mike Summa photo

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Oak Forest Fire Department history

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For #TBT, This is Oak Forest’s E94, a 1971 FWD/Pierce 1250/500/54′ Squrt.
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Oak Forest FD Engine 94

Oak Forest FD Engine 94 – 1971 FWD/Pierce 1250/500/54′ Squrt. Mike Summa photo

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