Minneapolis Former Fire Station_ 21 (1884-1961) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 21 (1884-1961)
and Apparatus (if available)

 




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3008 Minnehaha Ave, doors face East (35x88ft)

 

Station faces East

  • 1884 Opened as Station 21 with Chemical 10
  • October,1901 Engine 21 replaces Chemical 10 (out)
  • June 1, 1906 Ladder 8 in service
  • December, 1934 Combination 21 in, Eng 21, Ladder 8 out
  • January 5, 1949 Engine 21& Ladder 2 replace Combination 21
  • Apri; 25, 1969 Ladder 8 receieves new cab for aeros;
  • April 28, 1961 Closed when new Station 21 opens

 





Photo source: Unknown

 
Map of Station location from 1912 Sanborn Maps, Vol. 4, Sheet 439
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Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

  Former Station 21 taken in 2005  



Photo source: Brown Collection

Hose 21,  1892 H.W. Foote/MFD Wagon w/Chemical #5  
  • Driver Alex Smight
  • Joe Garrity
  • Henry Blaker
  • Ed Jacobson



Photo source: Brown Collection

Ladder 8,  1906 MFD City Service #3 45ft. Ladder  
  • Driver Jack George
  • Bill Adams
  • Wendt Hopf
  • Jim Erickson
  • Hy Johnson
  • Tom Madden



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Combination (Ladder/Quad) 21,  1934 Buffalo Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, 120 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 1294, Hale pump, Shop# 7116  



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

  Station 21 in a 1936 photo, Combination (Ladder/Quad) 21, 1934 Buffalo Open Cab, 1000 gpm pump, 120 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 1294, Hale pump, Shop# 7116 is also shown  



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

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



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