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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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Northlake FPD history

This from Larry Shapiro for #TBT:

Northlake FPD, IL – Engine 807 – 1979 Ford C8000/Emergency One 1250/750 so #1134 (one of two twins)

Northlake FPD, IL - Engine 807 - 1979 Ford C8000/Emergency One 1250/750 so #1134

Northlake Engine 807. Larry Shapiro 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.
Mike Summa
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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Crete Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

Engine 705 in Crete Illinois is this early 1970’s Ward LaFrance.  Not many Wards are found in the south suburbs.  
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vintage Ward LaFrance fire engine

Crete FD Engine 705. Mike Summa photo

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Oak Forest Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

#TBT- Engine 92, a 1947 Pirsch 750 gpm pumper x-Waukegan.  Enjoy and comment. Mike Summa

1947 Pirsch fire engine

Oak Forest Engine 92, a 1947 Pirsch 750 gpm pumper x-Waukegan. Mike Summa photo

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Gary Fire Department History

This from Wayne Stuart:

The Gary Fire Department operated two of these 1966 Mack “C” model pumpers. They had 1,000-GPM pumps and 300-gallon booster tanks. This pumper was assigned to Engine Company 4. It carried Mack serial #C95FD-1524.

from the collection of wayne stuart

1966 Mack "C" model pumper

The Gary Fire Department 1966 Mack “C” model pumper, 1,000-GPM pump, 300-gallon booster tanks assigned to Engine Company 4. Mack serial #C95FD-1524.
from the collection of Wayne Stuart

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Palos Fire Protection District history

This from Mike Summa:

The backbone of many fire departments in the 1950’s.  Palos Fire Dist. Tanker 6316, a 1955 Mack B85/Bean 750-1000.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
1955 Mack B85/Bean fire engine

Palos Fire Dist. Tanker 6316 – 1955 Mack B85/Bean 750/1000. Mike Summa photo

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