The fire department came together to raise the funds from a combination of food sales at the local fair and from a sportsman’s banquet. When the sealed bids were opened—there were only two—the $7,500.00 offered by Wausaukee was the high bid.
A selection of recent delivers form the November 2019 issue.
Fire apparatus collectors and enthusiasts enjoy bringing their apparatus to parades, special occasion events, and musters. Some vintage rigs are maintained in the condition they were in at the time of purchase by a collector. Many rigs will undergo a complete refurbishment and come out like they just left the factory.
The October 2019 selection of recent deliveries.
A horse-drawn 1904 Metropolitan Extra First Class Steam Fire Engine manufactured by the American Steam Fire Engine Company of Seneca Falls, New York, was an unexpected find during a stop at the downtown Eureka, California, fire station.
A collection of recent deliveries courtesy of our September 2019 issue.
Here is a collection of recent deliveries from our August 2019 issue.
The REO is a hose wagon only—no pump. While a serial number 130778 is stamped on the truck frame, the full history of the truck is not known.
A collection of recent fire apparatus deliveries for June 2019.
Ed. Note: Special thanks to Chief (Ret.) Rick Lasky for arranging to have the Seagrave stop at the Westin in Indianapolis, Indiana, so Rick Abers could share this 1966 tractor-drawn aerial with attendees and FDIC International staffers. By Ron Heal On the Wednesday of FDIC International week in Indianapolis, Indiana, I joined fellow members of...