Minneapolis Former Fire Station_ 5 (1887-1964) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 5 (1887-1964)
and Apparatus (if available)

 




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1501 South 4th Street at 15th Ave, SE corner, doors face NE

 

Station faces North

The station is currently (2004) occupied as the "Mixed Blood" local theater playhouse.

  • March, 1887 Opened as Station G with Hose 5, Lad 3 (Sta 5 in 1893)
  • October, 1887 Engine 5 in service
  • October 8, 1935 Engine 7 moved into 5's while Station 7 rebuilt
  • February 15, 1937 Engine 7 moved into new Station 7
  • August 25, 1962 Engine 5, Ladder 3 moved into new Station 7
  • August 25, 1962 Station 1 apparatus moved to Station 5 while 1s & 10s rebuilt
  • 1964- Station 1 apparatus left for rebuilt Station 1, Station closed

 





Photo source: Unknown




Photo source: Brown Collection

Engine 5,  1893 Clapp & Jones 1st Class #2244  
  • Driver Jim Hanson
  • Hugh McLeod
  • Bob Kullman



Photo source: Brown Collection

Hose 5,  1901 MFD Wagon w/Chemical #14  
  • Driver Ray Giving
  • Captain Jerry Murphy
  • Bill Keefe
  • Al Amundson
  • Frank Hale
  • Charles Gustafson
  • Bob Kullman



Photo source: Unknown

Engine 5 Hose-Chemical,  1914 Four Wheel Drive Open Cab, 50 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 210  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 5
  • Engine 1
  • Hose 10

Photo source: Unknown

Engine 5,  1893 Clapp & Jones 1st Class Engine #2244  



Photo source: Unknown

Ladder 3 (on the left),  1932 Pirsch Open Cab, 85ft ladder, Apar. Serial# 757, /towing MFD trailer 14 1938 on, Shop# 7106 , towing MFD trailer 14 1938 on (partial view only)
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 11
  • Ladder 5

Photo source: Unknown

Engine 5 (on the right),  1919 American LaFrance Open Cab, 900 gpm pump, 40 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 2673  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Hose Truck 5,  1937 Ford Coupe, Apar. Serial# 3753055, Shop# 7188  
  • Served also as:
  • Hose 7



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 5,  1958 Mack B Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# B125F1036, 250 Gal tank added 1968, Shop# 7177  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 7



Photo source: Jack Mersereau

Engine 5,  1958 Mack B Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# B125F1036, 250 Gal tank added 1968, Shop# 7177
Shown later as Spare Engine 1, then located at Firefighters Memorial Museum in Minneapolis
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 7
 



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