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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated two of these 1970 American LaFrance 900 series ladders. They had 100′ ladders and  200 gallon booster tanks. This one carried ALF serial # 2-1-2323 and was assigned to Truck Co. 2. These photos are pre and post rehab in 1982. It was rather unique because the cab roof was cut out to lower the overall height of the rig to accommodate the low door height of the apparatus bay. It was one of the few Gary apparatus that remained in it’s original assignment for the majority of its career.

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1970 American LaFrance 900 series 100' ladder with a  200-gallon booster tank. This one carried ALF serial # 2-1-2323.

1970 American LaFrance 900 series 100′ Ladder Chief with a  200-gallon booster tank. This one carried ALF serial # 2-1-2323. Wayne Stuart photo

1970 American LaFrance 900 series 100' Ladder Chief with a  200-gallon booster tank. This one carried ALF serial # 2-1-2323

1970 American LaFrance 900 series 100′ Ladder Chief with a  200-gallon booster tank. This one carried ALF serial # 2-1-2323. Wayne Stuart photo

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Munster Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- This is Munster’s Engine 2223, a 1987 Mack MB/Boyer 1500/750.  Munster is a member of MABAS 24, and responds to fires across the border into Lansing and Calumet City.
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Munster FD Engine 2223, a 1987 Mack MB/Boyer 1500/750

Munster FD Engine 2223, a 1987 Mack MB/Boyer 1500/750. Mike Summa photo

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Wilmington Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- This is the Wilmington Fire Dept.’s E2611, a Hendrikson/Pirsch from the 1980’s. I am sorry I have no specs on this engine.  If anyone knows more about this, please feel free to share.
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Hendrickson Pierce fire engine

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Phoenix Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-The Phoenix Fire Dept.’s E1706, a 1985 Kenworth/FMC 1000/750.
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FMC Omega pumper

Phoenix Engine 1706 – 1985 Kenworth/FMC Omega 1000/750.
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Gary Fire Department history (more)

more from Wayne Stuart:

Gentlemen just ask and you may receive,  I just so happen to have a couple of photos of the Snorkel at work. Photos of it working were pretty rare back in those days. It originally ran as the downtown Truck Company out of Station 1. The first fire was at 10th & Broadway in the late 60’s, not sure where the second fire took place, may have been on Washington St. in the 500 block in the same era.The third photo was it’s last resting place, again not sure of the location.

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1960s major fire in Gary Indiana

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Vintage fire scene in Gary, IN

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vintage Gary FD Maxim Snorkel as junk

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart fro #TBT

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1963 Maxim/Snorkel. It had an 85′ boom and carried Maxim serial #2414. It ran as Snorkel Co.1 for many years. It was rebuilt and modified numerous times.

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1963 Maxim/Snorkel. It had an 85' boom and carried Maxim serial #2414.

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Bridgeview Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

For TBT- The Bridgeview Fire Dept. once ran this 1960’s Ford C/Darley as Engine 410.  Here it sits after being placed out of service, destination unknown.
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1960s Ford C/Darley fire engine

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Oak Forest Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Oak Forest Truck 95, a 1972 Seagrave/Pierce 1250/500/75′ snorkel.
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1972 Seagrave/Pierce 1250/500/75' Snorkel

Oak Forest Truck 95, a 1972 Seagrave/Pierce 1250/500/75′ snorkel.
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Homewood Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

For #TBT-Homewood Engine 12, a 1957 FWD 1000/?

Homewood Fire Department history

Homewood Fire Department history

Homewood FD 1957 FWD fire engine

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South Chicago Heights Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

 TBT-Truck 5 in South Chicago Heights was this 1960’s Ward LaFrance Hi-Ranger. I do not know the specs on this truck.  If anyone knows please fill in.
Mike Summa
South Chicago Heights FD Ward LaFrance hi-Ranger

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