1924 Waterous Model T (9-17-19 – – 19-30)

This 1924 Waterous Model T sat in a barn in Illinois for 40 years.  It is in original condition.   I have the receipt when Waterous sent it to the Kirkwood Illinois Fire Dept. It has new tires, new battery, new Kevlar bands for the transmission.  Has Original brass spotlight, hand crank siren, hard suction nozzles, ladder, tool boxes, etc.  It runs good.  I have not tried to pump with it.  It fits nicely on a trailer and in a regular garage.  It has a clear Illinois title and is street legal.  Accepting offers (309) 712-3913 or Email

Sale Category: Apparatus.

1957 Ward LaFrance Model 1120-T Firetruck (9-17-19 – – 19-28)

1957 Ward LaFrance Model 1120-T Firetruck

Truck runs and drives great!

Pretty solid old truck.

Waukesha engine – runs great!

Recently had new rings installed.

Original engine.  Serial plate and engine plate match (see photos).

Recently painted “Hook & Ladder Division” Logo on doors.

Wiring recently updated.   All lights work!

Serial# 4223

Engine# 1019695

There are a few patches on body as shown in photos.


Sale Category: Apparatus.

1923 Seagrave Restored (9-17-19 – – 19-27)

Seagrave Chassis 35254 Model 106.  According to the records, this is one of 28 units for Los Angeles with the contract date of 1923.  The water pump is there, it’s just show and doesn’t operate, but possibly could be repaired.  Priced at $65,000.00 Located in Kanab, UT

Email or 805-451-6566

Sale Category: Apparatus.

1974 American LaFrance thousand series pumper (9-17-19 – – 19-25)

Selling 1974 American LaFrance thousand series pumper 1250 GPM pump 500 gallon water tank 671 Detroit diesel Allison automatic transmission federal Q siren is not included in the sale some hose and miscellaneous equipment will remain on the apparatus vehicle is located in California in the central valley just south of Stockton asking price is $5000 vehicle is sold as is no warranty’s feel free to contact me about the fire engine my name is Mark Hathaway and my number is 209-456-0479

Sale Category: Apparatus.

1935 CHEVROLET FIRE TRUCK FOR SALE (9-17-19 – – 19-23)


This truck was restored in 2011 and 2012.  Down to metal.  Between 2017 and 2019, the following was completed:

  1.  Moved the back of the drivers’ seat back approximately six inches to allow for comfort behind the steering wheel- men in 1935 were a lot thinner than today.
  2.  Removed the tank; the end of thank with original lettering was reclaimed by the Millville FD and brought “home.”  New “rear end installed.
  3.  New diamond plate flooring on front floor and firewall.
  4.  Truck converted to 12 volts; battery

moved to engine compartment firewall.

  1.  Automatic transmission installed.
  2.  Tank area replaced with diamond plate walls and flooring; are sufficient for hose/equipment storage; parade friendly (Santa, musicians, etc).  Back side of truck converted to door to gain entry to the former tank area. Rear lights installed on door.
  3.  Air horns installed.
  4.  Visibile wiring updated.
  5.  New gas tank installed under the hose reel with filler tube at side compartment door.
  6.  New starter
  7.  Truck relettered to RETRO FIRE DEPARTMENT.
  8.  All new running board rubber, July 2019.

AUGUST 2019: Rust bubbles and scratches are becoming evident.   I am offering two prices; one as is and one after the body work is done.  There is also paint damage from magnetic signs.

Interested? Let’s talk.  Asing $ 19,000 w/o body work and 24,000 with body work.

Photos were taken August 5, 2019.

Also, see Enjine! Engine! 2018-2 pages 7 & 8 “History of a Tank”

Kevin Lynch  Email or 941-223-8682 or 864-973-8646

Sale Category: Apparatus.

1954 LJ Mack – Fire Engine 6 from the “Great Chelsea Fire of 1973” (9-17-19 – – 19-22)

This unit is a real piece of Chelsea/Boston history. It is an original 1954 LJ Mack (Open Cab) Type 95 Fire Engine #6 that was used in the “Great Chelsea Fire of 1973”. It is all original including the Mack bell, wood ladder, and 6 cylinder Mack motor. It runs and drives and is complete with 68,506 original miles. Please Call DAVE PRITCHARD @ 978-992-7077 Anytime

VIN: 9988754566FE   Year: 1954   Manufacturer: Mack     Model: L 95 Series

Mileage: 68,500     Color: Red       Engine: Mack    Selling Price: $9,500 BRO

Sale Category: Apparatus.

1937 Buffalo Safety Sedan Engine (9-17-19 – – 19-20)

1937 Buffalo Safety Sedan Engine

This antique apparatus is in perfect mechanical condition, is fully equipped, pumped at draft August, 2016, and is in the condition as seen in the photograph.

A crowd pleaser, this engine has won many prizes including First in Class at the Glenmoor Gathering Concurs of Elegance and Most Photographic at the SPAAMFAA 50th National Anniversary Muster.

Interested buyers may contact owner’s Marilyn and Jerry Clement at jerryclementinc@aol.com or at 585-260-2253. A large packet of information, including a record of frame-up restoration,

is available for interested parties.

Asking price is $24,900.00 or best respectable offer.

Sale Category: Apparatus.

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.