Posts Tagged vintage fire truck photos

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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South Holland Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

This was South Holland’s Engine 666, a 1981 Spartan/E-One 1250/750.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
1981 Spartan Maxi-Vision/E-One 1250/750

South Holland’s Engine 666, a 1981 Spartan/E-One 1250/750. Mike Summa photo

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Wood Dale Fire Protection District history

Something for #throwbackthursday from Larry Shapiro:

Here’s a glimpse of the Wood Dale Fire Protection District from the 1980s

vintage Type 1 MICU

Former Wood Dale FPD Ambulance 14. Larry Shapiro photo

Ford/Howe fire engine

Former Wood Dale FPD Engine 1. Larry Shapiro photo

classic custom Pirsch rescue engine

Former Wood Dale FPD Engine 11. Larry Shapiro photo

classic custom Pirsch rescue engine

Former Wood Dale FPD Engine 16. Larry Shapiro photo

Ford/Welch rescue squad

Former Wood Dale FPD Rescue Squad 3. Larry Shapiro photo

classic custom Pirsch ladder truck

Former Wood Dale FPD Truck 10. Larry Shapiro photo

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Long Grove Fire Department history

For #throwbackthursday from Larry Shapiro

Long Grove FD Engine 796

Vintage GMC/Howe fire engine from Long Grove, IL. Larry Shapiro photo

Long Grove FD Engine 796

Vintage GMC/Howe fire engine from Long Grove, IL. Larry Shapiro photo

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Melrose Park Fire Department history

for #throwbackthursday – classic apparatus and ambulance photos from the Melrose Park Fire Department

Melrose Park FD vintage Cadillac ambulance

Larry Shapiro photo

 

Melrose Park FD vintage ambulance

Larry Shapiro photo

Vintage Melrose Park Ford C-Series fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

Melrose Park FD classic Mack CF fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

Melrose Park FD 3-boom Seagrave Snorkel

Larry Shapiro photo

Melrose Park FD Grumman AerialCat tower ladder

Larry Shapiro photo

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Evanston Fire Department history

for #throwbackthursday – classic apparatus and ambulance photos from the Evanston Fire Department

vintage Evanston FD ambulance

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Evanston FD ambulance

Perhaps Evanston’s first modular ambulance. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Evanston FD ambulance

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Evanston FD fire engine

Evanston Engine 21. Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Evanston FD fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Evanston FD fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Evanston FD fire engine

Jeff Rudolph photo

vintage Evanston FD fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Evanston FD Seagrave ladder truck

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Pirsch tractor-drawn ladder truck in Evanston IL

Larry Shapiro photo

vintage Evanston FD Squad 21

Larry Shapiro photo

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Glenview Fire Department history

This from Larry Shapiro:

With the ongoing discussion of classic Seagrave apparatus that served our area which Mike Summa started, here are photos of the early Seagrave units from Glenview. (#throwbackthursday)

Seagrave anniversary series fire engine

Classic Seagrave engine servicing the Glenview Fire Department. Larry Shapiro photo

Seagrave anniversary series fire engine

Classic Seagrave engine servicing the Glenview Fire Department. Larry Shapiro photo

Seagrave anniversary series ladder truck

Classic Seagrave aerial servicing the Glenview Fire Department. Larry Shapiro photo

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