A 1929 Brockway Truck—an original Dexter (NY) Fire Department apparatus—was on full display Sunday to raise money for its final home, the Last Station, reports wwnytv.com. Other festivities from this weekend included the dedication of a bell from the 1800s, and fundraising efforts included selling hotdogs, popcorn, buttons, and t-shirts.
Officials say it’s going to cost around $100,000 to build the Last Station; as of Sunday, they surpassed $13,000. If all goes according to plan, they’ll break ground next year. More info can be found on the Dexter Volunteer Fire Department’s website.
Officials add that the Last Station will be built next door to the Dexter Historical Society and will serve as a final resting place for the Brockway. The goal is to turn it into a museum to honor the station’s history; memorabilia such as nozzles, helmets, coats, and boots will be on display, including the station’s hand pumper from 1865.