Past Apparatus

1901 Hook & Ladder
In the spring of 1901, the first fire equipment arrived. The hook and ladder consisted of 6 hooks, 2 axes, 2 crowbars, 1 8-foot ladder, and 1 10-foot ladder.
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1907 Pumper
This engine was either hand- or horse-drawn and had a gas engine to operate the pump.
Total cost: $1,453.50
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1924 Model T Ford Chemical Truck
Put into service August 28, 1924. Manufactured by the Opershain Chemical Engine Company.
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1933 International Pumper
International Open Cab, manufacturerd by the Pirsch Company, Kenosha, WI. Truck carried 200 feet of 1-1/2 inch hose and 450 feet of 2-1/2 inch hose.
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Pumper No. 1
1947 K-7 International, six person cab, 500 GPM waterous certrifical pump, 300 gallon capacity booster tank. Manufacturerd by the Central Fire Truck Coporation, Manchester, MO. Truck was sold in 1977 for $3,500
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Tanker No. 2
1953 R-180 International, 1000 gallon capacity, 200 GPM Gorman Rupp portable pump. Manufacturerd by the Otis Fire Equipment Company, Hortonville, WI. Total cost: $4,696
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