Posts Tagged vintage fire engine

Crete Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Crete Fire Dept.’s E708, a 1982 Hendrickson/FMC 1500/750.
Mike Summa
Crete Fire department history

Mike Summa photo

and one more shot from the archives of Larry Shapiro

1982 Hendrickson/FMC 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 1962 Maxim “S” model pumper. It carried Maxim serial # 2308. It had a 1000-GPM pump and a 300-gallon tank. The engine companies of the era also carried a 35′ three-section ladder along with the standard 24′ and 14′ ladders. This apparatus was assigned to Engine Company 6.
 
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1962 Maxim "S" model pumper. It carried Maxim serial # 2308

Wayne Stuart collection

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Peotone Fire District history

This from Andy Russell:

I was sent this today from Chief Bill Schreiber in Peotone. This was our 1976 GMC/E-One midi pumper/squad.

vintage E-ONE fire truck

Peotone FPD 1976 GMC/E-One midi pumper/squad

Peotone FPD 1976 GMC/E-One midi pumper/squad

Larry Shapiro photo

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Flossmoor Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-This is the Flossmoor Fire Dept.’s Engine 1340, a 1982 Ford L/Pirsch 1250/400.
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vintage Pirsch fire engine

Mike Summa 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.
Mike Summa
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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Mooseheart Fire Department history

From Larry Shapiro for #TBT

GMC/FMC Bean fire engine from Mooseheart IL

Larry Shapiro photo

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Steger Estates FPD history

This from Mike Summa:

TBT-This is the Steger Estates Squad 806, a 1949 Diamond Reo/Boyertown.  XPark Forest.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
Steger Estates FPD history

Steger Estates Squad 806, a 1949 Diamond Reo/Boyertown.  XPark Forest. Mike Summa photo

 

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Alsip Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

Hello,
These are pictures of Alsip’s 2 bumper-pumpers.  They are mid 1970s Ford/Darley?  Interesting in the pre-Seagrave era.  Feel free to add to any information,
Mike Summa
historic fire engine photo from Alsip IL

Vintage Alsip Fire Department fire engine. Mike Summa photo

Alsip fire department history

Vintage Alsip Fire Department fire engine. Mike Summa photo

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Wheaton Fire Department history

this from Stephen Wilcox:

Here’s an ancient rig. 1959 Ward LaFrance 1,000 gallon. I remember that the shift was a non-synchromesh. I only knew one engineer who could drive it without using the clutch. Wheaton had two of them in early sixties. Quite a vehicle.

1959 Ward LaFrance fire engine

Stephen Wilcox photo

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New Lenox FPD history

This from Mike Summa:

Hello,
This is New Lenox FPD engine 1611, which is a 1981 Spartan/FMC, 1500/750.  Please feel free to comment, and enjoy!
Thank you,
Mike Summa
vintage New Lenox FD fire engine

New Lenox FPD Engine 1611 – 1981 Spartan/FMC 1500/750. Mike Summa photo

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