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Calumet City Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #tbt:

The Calumet City Fire Department operated this 1974 Mack pumper. It had a 1250 GPM pump and a 500 gallon tank. It ran for many years as Engine Co. 306  from Fire Station #1. It is the one and only lime green colored apparatus that the department operated.

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Calumet City FD Mack CF fire engine

Calumet City Fire Department Engine 306 – 1974 Mack pumper 1250/500.
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Richten Park Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

TBT- This was Richton Park Truck 35, a late 70’s or early 80’s Pirsch 100′ RM.  It has I think a TCM Cincinnati cab.  If you know more about this truck please feel free to comment.
Mike Summa
Richten Park FD history classic Pirsch aerial ladder

Richten Park FD Truck 35. Mike Summa photo

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Bridgeview Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

TBT- This was Bridgeview Fire Department’s 1987 KME 1871/Darley 1500/750 E416. Photo taken before switch to white over red. Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa

ridgeview Fire Department Engine 416

Bridgeview Fire Department 1987 KME 1871/Darley 1500/750 Engine 416.Mike Summa photo

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Evergreen Park Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

TBT-Evergreen Fire Dept. Truck 44, a Pirsch custom cab 100′ in chrome yellow.  Enjoy.
Mike Summa
Evergreen Park FD Truck 44

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1942 American La France JOX series aerial ladder. It had a 100′ ladder and a 150-gallon booster tank with serial #L-1866. It was assigned originally to Truck Company 2, later on it was assigned to Truck Company 8, and finally to Truck Company 5. It was disposed of in the early 70’s to a sign contractor.

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1942 American La France JOX series aerial ladder

1942 American La France JOX series aerial ladder. Wayne Stuart collection

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Markham Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

Here is rather old picture of then Markham Truck 1543.  A white over yellow Ford C rear mount. I do not any specs on the unit.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
Markham Truck 1543

Markham Truck 1543. Mike Summa photo

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Riverdale Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

This is Riverdale’s Squad 85, built on a FWD chassis.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
Riverdale FD Squad 85

Riverdale FD Squad 85. Mike Summa photo

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Riverdale Fire Department history (more)

This from Wayne Stuart:

In addition to Mike Summa’s photo of the Riverdale Fire Departments FWD engine they also ran this 1965 FWD/Pierce 85′ Snorkel. If you look closely at Mikes photo you can see the boom of this rig inside the station.

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1965 FWD/Pierce 85' Snorkel

Riverdale FD Truck 84 – 1965 FWD/Pierce 85′ Snorkel. Wayne Stuart photo

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Alsip Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

This was the Alsip Fire Dept.’s Engine 2013, a 1989 FMC Sentinel 1250/1000 with a 4 Door IHC S4900 cab.
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FMC Sentinel fire engine

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Homewood Fire Department history

From Mike Summa:

Homewood Fire Dept.’s E16, a 1960 Mack C95 1000/500 Quad. Enjoy.

Homewood FD 1960 Mack C95 quad

Homewood Fire Dept.’s E16, a 1960 Mack C95 1000/500 Quad. Mike Summa photo

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