Minneapolis Fire Station_ 1 (1909- ) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 1 (1909- )
and Apparatus (if available)

 




Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

 
 

530 S 3rd Street (at Portland) doors face SW

 

Station faces West

Active station

  • 1909- Opened with Engine 1
  • February 6, 1909 Ladder 2 put in service at Station 1 (from Station 11)
  • September 7, 1925 Water Tower (recently motorized) put in service at Station 1
  • October 12, 1928 Ladder 2 to Station 17
  • October 12, 1929 Auxiliary 1 from Station 10
  • 1930- Auxiliary 1 renamed Squad 1
  • March, 1931 Squad 1 to new Station 6
  • 1932- Water Tower in reserve status (deleted from roster in 1946)
  • August 26, 1962 Eng 1, Hose 1, Smk Ex, Foam moved to old Sta 5 (whiles 1's, 10's rebuilt)
  • 1964- returned to renovated Station 1
  • January, 2003 - July 31, 2003 Engine 6 relocated to Station 1 while Station 6 remodeled

 



Current apparatus assigned to Station 1 (1909- ) below




Photo source: Ryan Olson

Engine 1,  2012 Freightliner M2-112/Rosenb GS Sedan, 1500 gpm pump, 500 gal tank, Shop# 71517  


Images of former station views and/or former apparatus will be found below




Photo source: Minnesota Historical Society

  Station 1 circa 1936  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

  Station 1 in 1970's  



Photo source: Brown Collection

Hose 1,  1903 MFD Wagon #15 w/Chemical Tank  
  • George Seger
  • Gus Yanacek
  • Driver George Steele
  • Captain Hugh O'Donnell



Photo source: MFD

Water Tower 1,  1913 W.S. Nott Open Cab, Apar. Serial# 851, 1891 Water Tower, , mounted with an 1891 Kansas City FD Supply Co. Hale-patent 55ft water tower, Serial # unknown



Photo source: MFD

Water Tower 1,  1913 W.S. Nott Open Cab, Apar. Serial# 851,1891 Water Tower, shown in this additional photo



Photo source: MFD

Smoke Extractor 1,  1926 Pierce Arrow/MFD Open Cab, Apar. Serial# 515465, 1920 chassis,  



Photo source: Minnesota Historical Society

Smoke Extractor (on the left),  1935 Ford Coupe, Apar. Serial# 2210568, 1926 Smoke Extractor,  

Photo source: Unknown

Engine 1 (on the right),  1935 Buffalo Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 1340, Shop# 7152  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 16
  • Engine 17
  • Engine 28



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 1,  1935 Buffalo Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 1340, Shop# 7152  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 16
  • Engine 17
  • Engine 28



Photo source: Paige Van Vorst

Hose 1,  1936 Pirsch Open Cab, Shop# 7187 Serial# 953  
  • Served also as:
  • Hose 10



Photo source: Ronald Pearson

Engine 1,  1943 Ward LaFrance Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 43 1322, Shop# 7159  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 26
  • Engine 19
  • Hose 1



Photo source: Ronald Pearson

Foamite 1,  1943 Ford Coupe, Apar. Serial# 4080749, Shop# 7205  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Hose 1,  1943 Ward LaFrance Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 43 1322, Shop# 7159  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 1
  • Engine 26
  • Engine 19



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 1,  1949 Mack Open Cab, 1500 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 21LS1074, Cab added 1962, Shop# 7166 shown without the cab



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 1,  1949 Mack Open Cab, 1500 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 21LS1074, Cab added 1962, Shop# 7166  



Photo source: Ronald Pearson

Smoke Extractor 1,  1952 Ford Coupe, Apar. Serial# 42849, 1926 Smoke Extractor, Shop# 7209  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 1,  1969 Pirsch Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 250 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 2916, Shop# 7185  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 21



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 1,  1977 Ford L/General Safety Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 500 gal tank, Chass. Mfg Job# K90AVY10243 / Apar. Fabr. Serial# 77MET27, Shop# 7161  
  • Server also as:
  • Engine 21
  • Engine 5
  • Enigine 13
  • Engine 22



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 1,  1981 International S/General Safety Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 500 gal tank, 55ft TeleSqt added in 1983, Shop# 7165  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 19



Photo source: Bill Weis

Mobile Command 1981 G M C Enclosed van, Shop# 7252  



Photo source: J. Mersereau / R. Pearson

Mobile Command,  1993 G M C Enclosed van, Shop# 7252

1985 GMC chassis



Photo source: Jack Mersereau

Engine 1,  1985 International S/General Safety Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 500 gal tank, 55ft Squrt, Shop# 7141  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 2



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 1,  1990 International S/General Safety Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 500 gal tank, Shop# 7153  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 4



Photo source: J. Mersereau / R. Pearson

Engine 1,  1993 Ford L/General Safety Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 500 gal tank, Shop# 7157  
  • Served as:
  • Engine 7
  • Engine 1
  • Engine 4



Photo source: John Degenhardt

Engine 1,  2004 Spartan Evolution/General Safety Sedan Cab Frwd, 2000 gpm pump, 750 gal tank, Shop# 71402  



Photo source: John Degenhardt

Mobile Command,  2003 Pierce Enforcer Sedan Cab Frwd, Shop# 72524  
 



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