Minneapolis Former Fire Station_ 6 (1931-1982) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 6 (1931-1982)
and Apparatus (if available)

 




Photo source: Minnesota Historical Society

 
 

30 South 13th Street at Yale, SE corner

 

Station has been razed

  • March 4, 1931 Opened with Eng 6, Lad 11, Smk Ex from Sta 6, and Res 1 from Sta 1
  • November 17, 1947 Engine 26 moved into station when Station 26 closed
  • Engine 26 received 250 gallon booster tank (first one since 1934)
  • March, 1968 Rngine 6 receives 250 gallon booster tank
  • February, 1971- Engine 26 out of service
  • October, 1971 - Rescue 1 out of service
  • November, 1982 Station closed when new Station 6 opened

 





Photo source: Unknown

  Map of Station location from 1912 Sanborn Maps, Vol. 3, Sheet 288
Click here for a .PDF of the full map sheet

 


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




Photo source: Dave Hacket

  An additional shot of former Station 6  



Photo source: MFD

Squad 1,  1934 Diamond-T/Flour City Open Cab, Apar. Serial# 16017  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 6,  1935 Buffalo Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 1341, Shop# 7151  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 26
  • Engine 20



Photo source: Firefighter's Hall & Museum

Engine 6,  1943 Ward LaFrance Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 43 1323, Shop# 7190  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 5
  • Hose 10



Photo source: Duane Troxel

Engine 6,  1948 Mack Open Cab, 2000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 21LS1045, Cab added 1962, Shop# 7165  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Squad 1,  1948 Ward LaFrance/Flour City Enclosed, Apar. Serial# 482352, Shop# 7208
Shown later in its life repainted for the MFD Fire Reserve



Photo source: Paige Van Vorst

Squad 1,  1948 Ward LaFrance/Flour City Enclosed, Apar. Serial# 482352, Shop# 7208
Shown in its delivery colors of grey over red



Photo source: unknown

Ladder 11,  1951 Pirsch Open Cab, 85ft ladder, Apar. Serial# 1928, Cab added 1962, Shop# 7107  
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 5
  • Ladder7



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Squad 1,  1956 Pirsch-Gerstenslager Sedan, Apar. Serial# 2267, Shop# 7210  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 26,  1956 Pirsch Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 2282, Shop# 7173  
  • Served valso as:
  • Engine 20



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Ladder 11,  1960 Pirsch Canopy, 100ft ladder, Apar. Serial# 2455, Shop# 7111  
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 4



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 6,  1965 Pirsch Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 2753, 250 Gal tank added 1968, Shop# 7183  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 26,  1965 Pirsch Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 2754, 250 Gal tank added 1968, Shop# 7184  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 27
  • Engine 28



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Ladder 11,  1968 Pirsch Canopy, 100ft ladder, Apar. Serial# 2880, Shop# 7115  
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 11



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Ladder 11,  1972 American LaFrance Canopy Cab Frwd, 100ft ladder, Apar. Serial# 2756, Shop# 7117  
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 6
  • Ladder 7
 



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