1949 GMC/American (9-17-19 – – 19-19)

Ex-Chagrin Falls, Ohio Completely restored. Unfortunately, the members of the department were not able to purchase it. This beautifully restored rig is ready to run, drive, pump and show off. Contact the owner Ed Hawk at 440-498-9552 with any questions about equipment, engine or pump details. Asking $20,000.

1949 GMC

American Fire Apparatus

Manufactured in Battle Creek Michigan

  • In line 6 cylinder 426 with Zenith Carburetor
  • Five speed manual transmission with split rear axle with dashboard vacuum high and low shift making for an effective ten speed.
  • Hydrovac power assist
  • 500 GPM two stage Hale Pump with vacuum shift on dash and Pressure / Capacity shift on pump panel
  • 500 gallon tank
  • Two power rewind hose reels
  • Height: 8’
  • Width: 8’ 4” without mirror extended
  • Length: 28’ without ladder / 31’ with ladder overhang

Comes equipped with:

  • Aluminum extension ladder
  • Aluminum roof ladder
  • Two fire axes
  • Two large diameter suction hose
  • Chrome strainer for suction hose
  • Chrome pry bar
  • Assorted chrome hose adapters
  • Battering ram
  • Pike pole
  • Spanner wrenches
  • Two carpenter hand held lanterns
  • Two wild fire Indian pump cans
  • Water fire extinguisher
  • Chemical fire extinguisher
Sale Category: Apparatus.