Minneapolis Former Fire Station_ 2 (1892-1960) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 2 (1892-1960)
and Apparatus (if available)

 




Photo source: Minnesota Historical Society

 
 

143 13th Avenue NE, NE corner doors face south

 

Station has been razed

  • Originally Station D with Hose 2, on January 12, 1891 the Department was reorganized, and it became MFD Station 2
  • January 12, 1891 Department was reorganized, and became MFD Station 2
  • December, 1892 Engine 2 now in service
  • 1960 Engine 2 moved to Station 11 while new station built on same site

 





Photo source: MFD / WPA

  Station 2 circa 1939  



Photo source: Hennepin County Historical Society

  Station 2 shown with the original tower still in place  



Photo source: Unknown

  Map of Station location from 1885 Sanborn Maps, Vol. 7, Sheet 775
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Photo source: Brown Collection

Engine 2,  1884 Amoskeag 2nd Class #581  
  • Hickory Walsh
  • Pat Grant
  • Driver George Batty



Photo source: Brown Collection

Hose 2,  1894 MFD Wagon #9  
  • Jay Bohan
  • Jim Vosika
  • Lieutenant Charles Boyce
  • Driver Dennis Gorey
  • Captain Dan Hierholzer



Photo source: Minnesota Historical Society

Engine 2 (partial view),  1932 FWD-MFD Open Cab, 900 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# MFD-6  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 1
  • Engine 19



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 2,  1955 Ward LaFrance Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 3775, Shop# 7171  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 15
 



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