Posts Tagged vintage fire truck photos

Chicago Fire Department history (more)

Photos taken by Warren Redick that were housed at Engine 53’s house in the Stockyards.

vintage Chicago FD IHC hi-pressure wagon

Warren Redick photo

vintage Chicago FD Mack L-Model pumper Engine 53

Warren Redick photo

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Mount Prospect Fire Department history

This from Larry Shapiro for #TBT:

here are some vintage Mount Prospect fire trucks when the were white over yellow for #TBT

vintage American LaFrance fire engine

Mount Prospect FD Engine 515. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Ford/WS Darley fire engine

Mount Prospect FD rngine. Larry Shapiro photo

American LaFrance Century Series fire engine

Mount Prospect FD Engine 516. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Hendrickson Pierce fire engine

Mount Prospect FD Engine 518 – 1795 Hendrickson 1871S/Pierce. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Hendrickson Pierce fire engine

Mount Prospect FD Engine 517. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage fire department squad truck

Mount Prospect FD Squad 543. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage American LaFrance mid-mount ladder chief fire truck

Mount Prospect FD Truck 531. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Duplex/FMC/LTI mid-mount aerial ladder truck

Mount Prospect FD Truck 530. Larry Shapiro photo

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Chicago Fire Department history (more)

More from Dan McInerney:

On March 14, 1997, myself and a group of firebuffs from out of town visited Engine 91, Squad 2, and Battalion 7. Cortez Holland was the squad company officer that day, and couldn’t have been nicer. Shortly after our visit, he got promoted to BC. They pulled the rig around the to the parking lot and gave us rides in the Snorkel. We then took in a still on Fullerton with them and the 7th, which turned out to be nothing. Afterwards, we drove by E124’s house just as they were starting a drill with T38. We also showed them the T58 memorial park.

Chicago FD Battalion 10

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Chicago FD Engine 91

Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Squad 2

Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Squad 2

Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Squad 2

Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Squad 2

Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Truck 38

Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Truck 38

Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Truck 38

Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD Truck 58

Dan McInerney photo

Chicago FD memorial mural

Dan McInerney photo

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Geneva Fire Department history

This from Larry Shapiro for #TBT:

Snorkels from Geneva

FWD Seagrave 75' Snorkel

Larry Shapiro photo

75' Snorkel on a Pierce Arrow chassis

Larry Shapiro photo

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Elk Grove Township Fire Protection District history

Some Elk Grove Township Fire Protection District history from Larry Shapiro for #TBT

Elk Grove Township FPD American LaFrance crash truck

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage fire department water tanker

Larry Shapiro photo

Elk Grove Township FPD vintage fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

Elk Grove Township FPD vintage fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

Elk Grove Township FPD vintage ambulance

Larry Shapiro photo

Elk Grove Township FPD vintage ambulance

Larry Shapiro photo

Elk Grove Township FPD American LaFrance crash truck

Larry Shapiro photo

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Leyden FPD history

This from the Chicagoareafire.com database for #TBT:

1949 Ford Darley fire engine

Bill Freidrich collection

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Worth Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

For #TBT, these are what I call the Worth twins, 2 FordC/Darleys, unknown age or specs.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
vintage Worth FD engine 6713

Mike Summa photo

vintage Worth FD engine 6723

Mike Summa photo

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Mokena Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

Here is the Mokena FPD Squad 1516, a 1977 Ford L/Super Vac. This unit was replaced in 2002.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
Ford L-Series Super Vac squad truck

Mokena FPD Squad 1516, a 1977 Ford L/Super Vac. Mike Dumma photo

Ford L-Series Super Vac squad truck

Mike Summa photo

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North Maine Fire Protection District history

For #throwbackthursday some photos of the old North Maine FPD Ward LaFrance fleet

Ward LaFrance Ambassador fire engine

North Maine FPD Engine 1. Larry Shapiro photo

Ward LaFrance Ambassador fire engine

North Maine FPD Engine 2. Larry Shapiro photo

Ward LaFrance Ambassador mind-mount Grove aerial ladder

North Maine FPD Truck 1. Larry Shapiro photo

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South Holland Fire Department history (more)

One more shot of the 1991 Spartan/E-ONE for #tbt

1981 Spartan/E-One 1250/750

South Holland Engine 666 – 1981 Spartan Maxi-Vision/Emergency One. Larry Shapiro photo

Spartan CFH MaxiVision cab

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