Minneapolis Former Fire Station_ 6 (1883-1931) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 6 (1883-1931)
and Apparatus (if available)

 




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228 South 12th Street (55ft on 12th x 100ft on 3rd Ave) North side facing south

 

Station has been razed

  • November 3, 1883 Opened as Station H with Hose 6 & Steamer 4
  • 1986- Engine 6 in service in
  • November, 1888 new 55x6ft Repair shop addition
  • January 12, 1891 Department was reorganized, and became MFD Station 6
  • April 1, 1916 Auxiliary 2 in service
  • September 14, 1916 Auxiliary to Station 26 as Auxiliary 3
  • December, 1926 Smoke Ejector in station
  • October 12, 1928 Ladder 11 from Station 26 now in service
  • March 4, 1931 Closed when new Station 6 opened

 



Photo source: Unknown

Hose 6,  (on the left) 1903 MFD Hose Wagon #15  

Photo source: Unknown

Engine 6,  (on the right) 1886 Ahrens First Class Engine #500  



Photo source: Unknown

  Map of Station location from 1912 Sanborn Maps, Vol. 3, Sheet 292
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Photo source: Brown Collection

Engine 6,  1906 W.S. Nott 1st Class #622  
  • Edward Benjamin
  • Harry Chance
  • John Ward
  • Clyde Little
  • Carl Peterson
  • Ray Gilmore
  • Driver Ed James



Photo source: Brown Collection

Hose 6,  1908 MFD Wagon w/Chemical #18  
  • Edward James
  • Clyde Little
  • Harry Chance
  • Ray Gilmore
  • Edward Benjamin
  • Driver John Ward
  • Captain Carl Peterson



Photo source: American LaFrance

Engine 6,  1928 American LaFrance Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 6378 , shown here in this delivery photo from American LaFrance
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 10
  • Engine 5
 



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