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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1961 Seagrave KB model pumper. It carried Seagrave Serial #M-6595, had a 1000-GPM pump and a 500-gallon tank. It was purchased from the Valparaiso Indiana Fire Department in 1982 and ran as Engine Company 12 and as Engine Company 2.

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1961 Seagrave KB model pumper Seagrave Serial #M-6595

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1961 Seagrave KB model pumper Seagrave Serial #M-6595

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1927 Magirus 85′ aerial ladder. It carried Magirus serial # 28536. It ran as Truck Company 1 and Truck Company 8.

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1927 Magirus 85' aerial ladder.

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1927 Magirus 85′ aerial ladder. It carried Magirus serial # 28536. It ran as Truck Company 1 and Truck Company 8. collection of wayne stuart

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1973 Mack (CF685F10) pumper, serial# 1591. It had a 1000 GPM pump and a 300 Gallon tank. It ran as Engine Company 9 for many years.

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1973 Mack (CF685F10) pumper, serial# 1591

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1973 Mack (CF685F10) pumper, serial# 1591. It had a 1000 GPM pump and a 300 Gallon tank. It ran as Engine Company 9 for many years.
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Apparatus from Fire Departments that no longer exist

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

Apparatus from Fire Departments that no longer exist.

A 1969 Mack from Willow Springs

A 1973 American La France from Dixmoor

A 60’s era Ford  American La France from Worth

Dixmoor FD American LaFrance fire engine

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Willow Springs FD Mack CF fire engine

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Worth FD history Ford American LaFrance aerial ladder truck

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1968 Mack C85FAD model aerial. It carried serial #1429 had a 100′ Maxim ladder and a 200 gallon booster tank. It ran as TRUCK Co. 5 originally and then as TRUCK Co’s 2 and 8.

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The Gary Fire Department operated this 1968 Mack C85FAD model aerial. It carried serial #1429 had a 100' Maxim ladder and a 200 gallon booster tank. It ran as TRUCK Co. 5 originally and then as TRUCK Co's 2 and 8.  wayne stuart photo

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1968 Mack C85FAD model aerial. It carried serial #1429 had a 100′ Maxim ladder and a 200 gallon booster tank. It ran as TRUCK Co. 5 originally and then as TRUCK Co’s 2 and 8.
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Brookfield Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Brookfield Fire Department operated this 1970 Seagrave / Snorkel. It had a 1250 GPM pump and was an 85 footer. Big Mo might enjoy this photo.

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Brookfield FD 1970 Seagrave / 85' Snorkel 1250-GPM

Brookfield Fire Department operated this 1970 Seagrave / Snorkel. It had a 1250 GPM pump and was an 85 footer. Wayne Stuart collection

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Brookfield FD Seagrave/85' Pitman Snorkel

Brookfield FD Seagrave/85′ Pitman Snorkel. Larry Shapiro photo

Brookfield FD Seagrave/85' Pitman Snorkel

Brookfield FD Seagrave/85′ Pitman Snorkel. Larry Shapiro photo

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated three 1986 Mack MC686FC /  3D Metals pumpers. They were originally assigned to Engine Companies 1, 4, and 9. These had 1500-GPM pumps and 500-gallon tanks. They carried serial #’s 1206, 1207, and 1208 respectively. As with most Gary apparatus, they served in many different companies during their career.

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1986 Mack MC686FC /  3D Metals pumper

1986 Mack MC686FC / 3D 1500/500 pumper from Gary, IN. Wayne Stuart photo

1986 Mack MC686FC /  3D Metals pumper

1986 Mack MC686FC / 3D 1500/500 pumper from Gary, IN. Wayne Stuart photo

1986 Mack MC686FC /  3D Metals pumper

1986 Mack MC686FC / 3D 1500/500 pumper from Gary, IN. Wayne Stuart photo

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #TBT:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1964 Maxim S Model pumper. It carried serial  number 2413. It had a 1,000-GPM pump and a 300-gallon tank. It was originally assigned to Engine Company 9, and later to Engine Company 5.

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1964 Maxim S-Model pumper from Gary Indiana

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Robbins Fire Department history (more)

More Robbins FD history from Wayne Stuart

The Robbins Fire Department also operated this 1965 Mack, Serial #1402. It ran as Engine 2943  with a 1000 GPM pump and a 500 Gallon tank. I do not know if it had previous ownership or if it  still  exists. This photo was taken in 1986.

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1956 C-Model Mack fire engine pumper

The Robbins Fire Department operated this 1965 Mack, Serial #1402. It ran as Engine 2943  with a 1000 GPM pump and a 500 Gallon tank. This photo was taken in 1986. Wayne Stuart photo

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Gary Fire Department history

This from Wayne Stuart for #throwbackthursday:

The Gary Fire Department operated this 1977 Ward LaFrance pumper. It carried WLF serial # 80-1400. It had a 1500-GPM pump and a 500-gallon tank. It was originally assigned to Engine Company #1. However as with most Gary apparatus it served in many different companies during it’s career. It was also one of only two lime green apparatus operated by the GFD.

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1977 Ward LaFrance pumper

Gary Fire Department – 1977 Ward LaFrance pumper. It carried WLF serial # 80-1400. It had a 1500-GPM pump and a 500-gallon tank. Wayne Stuart photo

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