Minneapolis Former Fire Station_ 14 (1887-1940) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 14 (1887-1940)
and Apparatus (if available)

 




Photo source: MFD / WPA

 
 

2023 North 4th Street

 

Station has been razed

  • December, 1887 Opened as Station O with Chemical 4
  • February, 1888 Hose 14 now in service
  • June, 1888 Engine 14 now in service
  • January 12, 1891 Department was reorganized, and became MFD Station 14
  • May, 1902 Chemical 4 moved to Station 4
  • November 26, 1921 Engine 18 moved in when Station 18 closed
  • 1923 Engine 18 disbanded
  • March 13, 1940 Closed when new Station 14 opened

 





Photo source: Unknown

  Map of Station location from 1912 Sanborn Maps, Vol. 1, Sheet 9
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Photo source: Jack Mersereau

  Station 14 shown in 1994, occupied is a religious organization  



Photo source: Brown Collection

Engine 14,  1886 Ahrens #500  
  • Ralph Moore
  • Jack Haffie
  • Driver Bill McGuire



Photo source: Brown Collection

Hose 14,  1907 MFD Wagon #17  
  • Driver John Thies
  • Captain Edward Felsing
  • Lieutenant Ben Stanchfield
  • Fred Hokanson
  • Walter Abar
  • Charles Beck



Photo source: Firefighter's Hall & Museum

Engine 14,  1932 FWD-MFD Open Cab, 900 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# MFD-7  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 25



Photo source: A. F. Raymond/Minnesota Historical Society

  This shot of Station 14 taken in 1936. The rig on the left has to be one of the early American LaFrance rigs that was in reserve, it's impossible to pinpoint which one.  
 



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