Archive for category Historic fire apparatus

Crestwood Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- Crestwood Engine 2, later 2313, a 1966 Seagrave 1000/600.
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Crestwood FD Engine 2 - 1966 Seagrave fire engine

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And from our files:

1966 Seagrave fire engine

CRESTWOOD FD E2313 1966 SEAGRAVE 1000-500. Karl Klotz photo

1966 Seagrave fire engine

Bill Friedrich photo

1966 Seagrave fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

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Oak Lawn Fire Department history (more)

More Oak Lawn Fire Department history from Keith Grzadziel:

Originally delivered and designed as Engine 5, this 1944 Seagrave engine was reassigned as Engine 24. 
vintage Seagrave  fire truck in Oak Lawn IL

vintage Seagrave  fire truck in Oak Lawn IL

vintage Seagrave  fire truck in Oak Lawn IL

vintage Ward LaFrance fire truck in Oak Lawn IL

vintage Ward LaFrance fire truck in Oak Lawn IL

vintage Ward LaFrance fire truck in Oak Lawn IL

vintage fire truck in Oak Lawn IL

vintage fire truck in Oak Lawn IL

vintage fire truck in Oak Lawn IL

vintage fire truck in Oak Lawn IL

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Former Peotone FPD squad for sale (more)

More from Danny Nelms on the Former Peotone FPD squad for sale:

The post that was shared about it for sale came up in the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus of America (SPAAMFAA) detailing the history of that vehicle:

Original to Ardmore PA;
 
ALF 700 tda Huber Heights, OH. 1984 Pierce Arrow retractor/refurb, Job # F1271.
 1995, the tractor was refurbed into the above with an Ideal Beverage body & refurbed again in 2000 by RPI and sold to Peotone, IL.
 
Before the current owner it was used by a company that went out of business called Qualified Spill Response. These guys must have scooped it up when Qualified went under.
 
2 apron shots posted by Joel D. Bain
 
Tiller action shot and side profile from Garrett Buttelwerth
 
Last photo on alf 700 from William Schreiber collection 
 
All photos from Huber heights OH time of service.
ALF 700 tda Huber Heights, OH
 
ALF 700 tda Huber Heights, OH
 
ALF 700 tda Huber Heights, OH with 1984 Pierce Arrow retractor/refurb, Job # F1271
 
ALF 700 tda Huber Heights, OH with 1984 Pierce Arrow retractor/refurb, Job # F1271
 
1984 Pierce Arrow chassis was  refurbed in 1995 into the above with an Ideal Beverage body & refurbed again in 2000 by RPI and sold to Peotone, IL.

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Oak Lawn Fire Department history (more)

For #TBT from Larry Shapiro:

After reading Matt’s response to the Oak Lawn Fire Department history post, I wanted to add a few images of the trucks he mentioned

mack CF fire engine in Oak Lawn IL

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Vintage Oshkosh - American fire engine in Oak Lawn, IL

Larry Shapiro photo

Mack CF fire engine in Oak Lawn IL

Larry Shapiro photo

Seagrave Anniversaries mid-mount ladder truck

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Vintage Oshkosh - American - LTI tower ladder in Oak Lawn, IL

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Pierce Lance heavy rescue squad

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Blue Island Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Blue Island Eng. 2143, a 1973 ALF 1000/500.  On Western Ave. at a extra alarm fire.
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vintage American LaFrance fire engine

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Oak Lawn Fire Department history

This from Danny Nelms:

from FB

 
former oak lawn truck in museum, x-Oak Lawn, IL Truck 22 and Truck 11
POSTED BY Raymond Ritchotte
Taking care of the 55 Seagrave quad truck 22. This is one of many Anniversary models built. This truck is re-powered with a V8 Cummin’s diesel.
Oak Lawn FD Truck 22 - 1955 Seagrave Quad

Raymond Ritchotte

Oak Lawn FD Truck 22 - 1955 Seagrave Quad

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Peotone Fire Protection District history

This from Bill Schreiber as a followup to New Lenox FPD history and As seen around … Clarksburg, PA

Peotone FPD Truck 14 - former New Lenox FPD truck

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Dyer Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Dyer Ind. Fire Dept. Engine 2(1812), a 1989 Pierce Arrow 1500/750.
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1989 Pierce Arrow fire engine

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Central Stickney FPD history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-This is the Central Stickney FPD’s Truck 906, a 1960’s Duplex/Howe/Grove 1250/0/85′.
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Central Stickney FPD vintage Duplex-Howe-Grumman aerial ladder

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Justice Fire Department history

From Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-The former Justice Fire Dept.’s Engine 551, a 1981 Hendrickson 1871/Pirsch 1250/500.
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1981 Hendrickson Pirsch fire engine

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