Posts Tagged Mike Summa

Tinley Park Fire Department history

This from Mile Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Tinley Park Squad 202, a 1966 Ford P-200 step van.  Amazing how a relatively simple van like this evolved into today’s huge, fully loaded squads.
Mike Summa
Tinley Park FD history

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Frankfort FPD history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Frankfort Trk. 719, unknown year KME 102′.  I am not sure of any specific details.  I would be happy to hear any information about this unit.
Mike Summa
Frankfort FP history

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Crestwood Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa:

For TBT- Crestwood Squad 2305, a 1982 Mack(MS) Mid-liner /1985 Phoenix 500/500 pumper/squad.  This one was to be built by Pierreville before they went under.
Mike Summa
Crestwood Fire Department history

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and a few more photos from our archives

Mack Midliner MS fire engine

Karl Klotz photo

Mack MS fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

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Calumet City Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-This is a picture of Calumet City Engine 2, a Diamond T/Darley of unknown age.  Sorry, no specs.  Still in service as picture was taken at Blue Island FD 100th anniversary in 1979.  Enjoy and comment.
Mike Summa
Diamond T fire engine

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As seen around … Blue Island

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- An Ahrens Fox of a unknown age doing what it does best.  Does the green light mean it represents a Chicago Fire Truck?  I do not know.  Please respond.  Photo taken in Blue Island at a fire truck/auto show in the early 1990’s.
Mike Summa
classic Ahrens Fox fire engine

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Tinley Park Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-  Tinley Park Eng. 203, a 1973 Hendrickson/Darley 1000/500.  Rehabbed in 1988 as shown.
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1973 Hendrickson /. WS Darley fire engine

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Tinley Park FD Engine 203

Karl Klotz photo

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Crete Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Crete Fire Dept.’s E708, a 1982 Hendrickson/FMC 1500/750.
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Crete Fire department history

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and one more shot from the archives of Larry Shapiro

1982 Hendrickson/FMC fire engine

Larry Shapiro photo

 

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Markham Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For T BT-The Markham Fire Dept.’s E53, a 1964 IHC/? 750/800.  It was replaced in 1984 with a Ford C/E-One 750/500 as E1531.
Mike Summa
vintage fire engine from Markham FD IL

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Vintage 1984 Ford C/E-One fire engine from Markham, IL

Mike Summa photo

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Country Club Hills Fire Protection District history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT-Country Club Hills Trk.1140.  Sorry, I do not know any specs on the truck.  Truck is lettered for the CC Hills FPD.  After numerous attempts at the ballot box for additional funding failed the city absorbed the department.
Mike Summa
American LaFrance Century Series Water Chief quint from the Country Club Hills FPD

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American LaFrance 75' Water Chief brochure

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Dixmoor Fire Department history

This from Mike Summa for #TBT:

For TBT- Dixmoor’s E2403, a 1984 Hendrickson/Pierreville 1500/750.  Delivered in white with a blue stripe.  Repainted later black over red.
Mike Summa
Dixmoor FD history

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