Minneapolis Former Fire Station_ 10 (1902-2001) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 10 (1902-2001)
and Apparatus (if available)

 




Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

 
 

19 North 4th Street, doors face NE

 

Station faces East

Currently (2004) used as a MPD Precinct Station

  • May 28, 1902 Opened as Station A with Ladder 1, WT & Chemical 1
  • September, 1911 Auxiliary 1 in service with motorized vehicle
  • October, 1911 Water Tower to Station 3?
  • May 21, 1917 Engine 10 moved from Holden & Royalston (became Station 10)
  • March 1, 1920 Engine 3 in from Station 3
  • 1922 Engine 3 became Hose 3 at Station 10 running downtown & extras only
  • October 12, 1929 Auxiliary 1 to Station 1
  • 1933 Hose 3 taken out of service
  • August 25, 1962 Eng 10, Lad 1, Sal, H10 to Station 1 while Sta 10 remodeled
  • 1963- Eng 10, Lad 1, Sal, H10 returned to remodeled Station 10
  • March 1, 2000 Ladder 1's crew became Rescue 1 with Ladder 1's tiller truck
  • December 28, 2000 Rescue 1 received new vehicle and moved to Station 6
  • February 1, 2001 Engine 10 and Station 10 closed

 





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

The map shows the station as 'Station A', its original designation.

 



Photo source: David Norling, MFD (ret.)

  This photo of former Station A (later Station 10) was taken shortly after it opened in 1902.

Shown left to right are, Chiefs buggy, Ladder 1, Chemical 1, and Water Tower 1



Photo source: MFD / WPA

  A picture of Station 10 circa 1939  



Photo source: Unknown

  Station 10 after its 1962 remodeling  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

  Station 10 converted into an MDP precinct station  



Photo source: Brown Collection

Chemical 1,  1890 Fire Extinguisher Mfg. Co. #250  
  • Driver Fred Gonyea
  • Cass Kane



Photo source: Brown Collection

Engine 10,  1895 Clapp & Jones Extra 1st Class #2313  
  • Dave LeClair
  • Engineer Arthur Turovh
  • Driver Clint Stewart



Photo source: Brown Collection

Ladder 1,  1906 Seagrave 85ft. aerial #1735  
  • Driver Dan Hughes
  • Lieutenant Louis Larson
  • Mike Hickey
  • Charles Hurley
  • Cass Kane
  • Jim Hanson
  • Henry Cota,Tillerman



Photo source: Brown Collection

Auxiliary Squad 1,  1911 American LaFrance Open Cab, 50 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 62  
  • Driver Iver Rivenes
  • Captain George Cheney
  • Lester Kirk
  • Ole Jansen
  • Art Kline
  • Jim Barry
  • Frank Turner
  • George Quist
  • Martin Wiggins



Photo source: Brown Collection

Auxiliary Squad 1,  1911 American LaFrance Open Cab, 50 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 62  
  • Captain Jim Sullivan
  • Driver Lester Kirk
  • Ole Jansen
  • Arthur Kline
  • Frank Turner
  • Martin Wiggins
  • George Quist
  • Earl Traeger
  • George Cheney
  • William O'Dea



Photo source: Unknown

Ladder 1 (on the right),  1932 Pirsch Open Cab, 85ft ladder, Shop# 7105 , shown NOT towing the MFD trailer 11 added after 1938.
Serial# not assigned until after 1938, (partial view only in this 1936 photo)
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 4/10
  • Ladder 6

Photo source: Unknown




Photo source: MFD

Squad 1,  1917 American LaFrance Open Cab, Apar. Serial# 1509  
  • Served also as:
  • Auxilliary 3



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Hose -Turret 10,  1936 Pirsch Open Cab, Apar. Serial# 953, Shop# 7187  
  • Served also as:
  • Hose 1



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 10,  1937 Buffalo Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 1535, Shop# 7155  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 8
  • Engine 21



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 10,  1939 General-Detroit Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 48036  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 16



Photo source: Dave Hacket

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



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Ladder 1,  1944 American LaFrance Semi-open, 100ft ladder, Apar. Serial# 693 - 1959, Destroyed 5/2/1955,  



Photo source: Paige Van Vorst

Engine 10,  1948 Mack Open Cab, 2000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 21LS1046, Cab added 1962, Shop# 7164  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 10,  1948 Mack Open Cab, 2000 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 21LS1046, Cab added 1962, Shop# 7164  



Photo source: Dave Hacket

Ladder 1,  1955 Pirsch Open Cab, 100ft ladder, Apar. Serial# 2243, Cab added 1962, Shop# 7109  
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 2



Photo source: Dave Hacket

Ladder 1,  1955 Pirsch Open Cab, 100ft ladder, Apar. Serial# 2243, Cab added 1962, Shop# 7109  
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 2



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Hose 10,  1958 Mack B Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# B125F1035, Shop# 7176  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 4
  • Engine 15



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Salvage,  1961 Ford Vanette Enclosed, Apar. Serial# 51183, 1954 chassis, Shop# 7256  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Ladder 1,  1968 Pirsch Canopy, 100ft ladder, Apar. Serial# 2880, Shop# 7115  
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 11



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine/Hose 10,  1969 Pirsch Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 250 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 2917, Shop# 7186  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 12



Photo source: Jack Mersereau

Engine/Hose 10,  1969 Pirsch Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 250 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 2917, Shop# 7186  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 12



Photo source: Jack Mersereau

Engine/Hose 10,  1969 Pirsch Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 250 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 2917, Shop# 7186  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 12



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Ladder 1,  1976 Ford L/Pirsch Sedan, 100ft ladder, Apar. Serial# K907VA88090, Pirsch aerial #PM84, Shop# 7118  
  • Served also as:
  • Ladder 10



Photo source: Jack Mersereau

Ladder 1 Tractor,  1978 Ford L/Pirsch Sedan, Apar. Serial# K902VCA9264, 1961 Pirsch, Shop# 7112  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Engine 10,  1981 International S/General Safety Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 500 gal tank, Shop# 7170  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 6
  • Engine 4
  • Engine 15



Photo source: Jack Mersereau

Engine 10,  1985 International S/General Safety Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 500 gal tank, Shop# 7171  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 12



Photo source: J. Mersereau / R. Pearson

Engine 10,  1993 Ford L/General Safety Sedan, 1250 gpm pump, 500 gal tank, Shop# 7154  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 17
  • Engine 27
 



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