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DESCRIPTION


Veh. #

1806 Pat Lyon
1806
Pat Lyon pumper; Independent Fire Co., No. 2, Annapolis, MD
L91
1819
Jeffries & Nuttall (or Nutle)  parade hose carriage "Southwark" No.9; Philadelphia Southwark Hose Co.; 1823 repainted; 1856 First West Chester Fire Co.; 1894 sold to Holloway
L32
1839
James Smith pumper N.Y. style; "Deluge"; 1979 restored to c. 1893; Pawtucket, RI; 2005 simulated gooseneck and play pipe added
M68
1843
John Rodgers pumper Philadelphia style; “Volunteer” & “Gipsy”; rebuilt by Holloway 1888; Baltimore: Patapsco Co. XIV; c. 1888 pain
L31
1849
John Rodgers pumper Philadelphia style; “Volunteer’ & “Chief”; Baltimore: Deptford Co. IV; Philadelphia: Active Co.; 1850 four oil paintings, 1899 paint; “Semper Paratus”; 1996 cleaned paintings
L33
1853
James Smith pumper piano crane neck style; Babylon, NY: Storm Engine Co.; 1955 refurbished, 1985 pump rebuilt; c.1993 end panel paintings added, gold leafing on chassis
M16
c. 1854
James Smith (?) hook & ladder, tillered; Newtown, NY: Wandowenock F. H&L Co. 1; c. 1913 paint
M17
1856
John Agnew pumper Philadelphia style; Vigilant Fire Co., Pittsburg, PA; Salem, Or., original paint except on box which dates to c. 1860 when it was converted to a suction engine. Fire-gilt over brass largely rubbed off; end panel paintings disintegrated
L96
c. 1865
Charles E. Hartshorn hose cart; New York City (originally thought to be 1837); 2007 restored to c.1890
M14
1872
Amoskeag hose jumper; Manchester, NH
M18
1875
L. Button & Son hose carriage; Salem, NY: Marion Hose Co. 2; 1965 refurbished
M19
1875
Manufacturer unknown, auto-seat buggy (Doctor's); original leather & upholstery
M42
1878
Clapp & Jones hand drawn steamer "Lily of the Swamp"; "Veni, vidi, vici"; 400 gpm; Frederick, MD: United Steam F.E. Co. 3
L82
1881
Charles T. Holloway & Co. Chemical engine.  Owner unknown.  “Dexter Bullard”
M93
1885
Amoskeag steamer single, short frame, 350 gpm #552; Manchester, MA: Sea-Side No. 1; 1908 paint; gift of William W. Willock, Jr.; 2003 vehicle cleaned and coated, engine electrified
M85
c. 1888
Hayes/LaFrance F.E. Co. aerial ladder 55'; Baltimore: T6; Hanover, PA; Gettysburg, PA
M27
1888
Clapp & Jones steamer 600 gpm #503; rebuilt by ALF 1904; Baltimore: E14, RE14; c. 1930 paint
L35
1898

1933
Hale/F.E.M. Co. water tower 65' (mod. 61'): Baltimore: E15, WT1, SLWT1
Mack tractor BQ #6BQISM1154; 1970 restored to 1960; 2005 repaired left rear fender
M9
1898
American F.E. Co. combination hose & chemical wagon; Lawrence, MA: E3; 1959 refurbished
M21
1899
American F.E. Co. steamer 500 gpm #2642 "Washington" hand or horse drawn; Lawrence-Cedarhurst, NY H&L Co.; 1953 and '73 refurbished, 1916 and '86 boiler rebuilt; 2006 new wash-out plugs, refurbished coal bin and rear hand supports; 2008 refurbished seat
M20
c. 1900
Stivers-Tilton concord wagon; 1974 refurbished
M22
c. 1900
Stivers-Tilton cutter (sleigh)
M23
1903
Charles T. Holloway & Co. hook & ladder "city" model #4025; Mauch Chunk (Jim Thorpe), PA; Marion Fire Co. 1; 1973 restored to catalogue image
M6
1905

1916
LaFrance/ALF steamer 1,100 gpm #510; Baltimore: E12, E24, RE3; c. 1930 paint
Front Drive Motor Company (Christie) tractor
L36
1905
Hale/ALF water tower 65' #12; Lawrence, MA; mint original condition
M24
1908

1918
Hayes/ALF aerial 85' with Dahill hoist; Baltimore: T2, T18, SLT17; 1949 paint
Mack tractor ACCD #1132031, 5 1/2 ton chassis; Baltimore: T10, SLT10; 1980 restoration to 1940s; gift of Arthur Gnau
M43

M41
c. 1910
Manufacturer unknown hose cart; Baltimore County; on loan to BCoFD Museum
L66
1916
Mack high pressure wagon/pumper ACCD #7344, 3 1/2 ton chassis, 600 gpm added 1924, 1937 rebuilt; Baltimore: E23, SLE23, SLE7, SLE12; 1937 paint; gift of Baltimore Fire Department; c.1985 restored wheels replace 1937 wheels; 1996 wheels switched with the Wrecker; 2006-8 custom hood & front fenders of 1916 pattern
M44
1917
Ford Model T, #26404; 1924 gen. & starter added; Holloway chem. tank added; 1947 engine; c.40s tires converted to balloon; 2002-3 completely refurbished and new/old T dash, hood and fenders
L95
1920
Mack F.D. heavy duty wrecker ACCD #732106, 3 1/2 ton chassis; Baltimore: RS1; 1996 restoration to 1920 using new sheet metal; gift of Arthur Gnau
M40
1920
Seagrave pumper 750 gpm Type 6CT, Serial #26222; Ridgway, PA; restoration in progress
M4
c. 1920
American-LaFrance chemical cart model FM; Baltimore: William E. Hooper
M58
1922
Ahrens-Fox pumper 700 gpm KJS4 #1114; 1939 rebuilt; Baltimore: E7, E30, SLE55; 1970 restored to 1939; 2007-8 rebuilt drive shaft and front bumper
L1
1926
Mack pumper 600 gpm ACCD #7311611, 1938 rebuilt; Baltimore: E19, SLE19; 1967 and 1984 restored to 1938 typical BFD pumper
M2
1926
Maxim pumper 750 gpm Northern rotary; Model M-3 #599; McFarlan engine #D2825V; late 1930s repowered by Maxim with a Hercules RXCM 6 #124813; Marion, Mass., F.D.; 1999-2005 restored by David and Nancy Brown; decorated by Peter Acorn; on loan by David Brown.
L98
1927
Mack pumper 500gpm ABCD-3A #312926, rebuilt 1941; Thurmont, MD: Guardian Hose Co.; 1981 restored partially to 1927; original except fenders; c.1993 right front steel wheel & solid tire
M10
1927
Seagrave 750 gpm Model F6 #B2245; Norwood, MA; painted by Greg Strand, c. 1986
M90
1935
Stutz pumper 500 gpm #17791; Havre de Grace, MD: Susquehanna Hose Co. 3; 1984 restored by R. & E. Schilling
M76
1938
Mack pumper 1,000-1,500 gpm Type 21S1007 with Hercules engine; Baltimore: E54, E51, SLE13, SLE26; 1990 restored to prototype
M83
1941
American-LaFrance Foamite pumper 500gpm Type 500 #L-1569; Ellicott City, MD: E4, E24; mint original paint
M46
1941
Mack tractor Type 19 #19LS1021; Baltimore: T17, SLT5, SLT3; museum tow truck
M39
1947
American-LaFrance Foamite pumper 500 gpm Type 700 #1-3148 cab forward enclosed; Boonsboro, MD; original paint except fenders; gift of Boonsboro Volunteer Fire Dept.
M62
1947
Mack flood light wagon EF #EF1S7286; Onan generator 25HN-3R/A #46285088; Baltimore: FL1, SLFL1; c. 1960 paint, white portion; 2006-7 rebuilt road engine and 6 new tires; 2008 rebuilding gen-set
M75
1949
Mack pumper 750 Type 85 #85LS1351 sedan three door; Ridgeley, WV; 1983 restored "Pride of the Shore" in Imron; 1994 left front fender; 2007 new front tires
M73
1957
Seagrave pumper 750 gpm Model J #7315; Hulmeville, PA: William Penn Fire Company; replacement Waukesha engine; "anniversary model", original paint
M78

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