Minneapolis Former Fire Station_ 4 (1894-1940) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 4 (1894-1940)
and Apparatus (if available)

 




Photo source: Minnesota Historical Society

 
 

252 12th Avenue N (43x95ft) North side, doors face south

 

Station has been razed

  • December, 1894 Opened as Station 4 with Engine 4 and Ladder 4
  • March, 1902 Chemical 4 moved in from Station 14, company disbanded October 1912
  • February 13, 1940 Closed when new Station 4 opened

 





Photo source: Unknown

 
Map of Station location from 1912 Sanborn Maps, Vol. 2, Sheet 192
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Photo source: Brown Collection

Chemical 4,  1887 Fire Extinguisher Mfg. Co. #220  
  • Driver John Kramer
  • Walt Smith



Photo source: Brown Collection

Ladder 4,  1889 Fire Extinguisher Mfg. Co. City Service #93 64ft. Ladder  
  • Driver Frank Bord
  • Captain Ack Foster
  • Lieutenant Peter Coleman
  • John Kramer
  • Oscar Schwappach
  • Geroge Kersten
  • Lenney Walsh
  • John Simcoe
  • James Craigie
  • Tillerman Ray Parmeter



Photo source: Brown Collection

Engine 4,  1893 Clapp & Jones Extra 1st Class #2217  
  • Driver Pete Bjorklund
  • Mike Carroll
  • Willie Hamilton



Photo source: Brown Collection

Hose 4,  1909 MFD Wagon w/Chemical #19  
  • Driver Matt Spittle
  • Captain John "Boney" Dunn
  • Walter Johnson
  • Willis Hamilton
  • John Westlund



Photo source: Unknown

Ladder 4 Tractor,  1916 American LaFrance Open Cab, Apar. Serial# 1288, 92 MFD ST#2/MFD ST#8, , towing ex-horse drawn MFD shop-built ladder trailer #2, 92 MFD ST#2/MFD ST#8
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 5

Photo source: Unknown

Ladder 4,  (motorized towed) 1894 MFD City Service #2 60ft. Ladder  



Photo source: Minnesota Historical Society

Hose-Turret 4 (on the left),  1935 Ford Coupe, Apar. Serial# 2213081, Shop# 7186  

Photo source: Unknown

Engine 4 (in the center),  1922 American LaFrance Open Cab, 900 gpm pump, 40 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 3724  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 16
  • Engine 7

Photo source: Unknown

Ladder 4 Tractor (on the right),  1919 American LaFrance Open Cab, Apar. Serial# 2671, 1906 Seag#1735 85ft/MFD#8, , MFD shop built service trailer/MFD#8
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 1



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Hose -Turret 4,  1935 Ford Coupe, Apar. Serial# 2213081, Shop# 7186  



Photo source: Jack Mersereau

Engine 4,  1936 Buffalo Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 1378, Shop# 7154  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 14
  • Engine 7



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Ladder 4 Tractor,  1938 Pirsch Open Cab, Apar. Serial# 1027, with Pirsch trailer 758, Shop# 7105  
 



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