Posts Tagged vintage fire truck photos

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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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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