12/04/11 152 W - + 3 - 1 Early American LaFrance Deliveries in Wake County


Not counting the Captiol City. Those rigs are listed on this web site, with details a-plenty. These records are a bit scarce, alas. They're from a database of American LaFrance apparatus compiled by the late great John Peckham. See our blog post about same.

Apex
Type 10 pumper.
Registration #185.
Shipped to Shreveport, LA on April 10, 1912.
Traded in Atlanta on August 15, 1927.
Sold to Apex on October 1, 1927.
Read AFD history.

Cary
Chemical car.
Registration # F-849.
Two 35 gallon tanks, one-ton chassis.
No date in database.
Bid accepted by town on October 23, 1922.
Read CFD history.

Wake Forest
Combination hose and chemical car.
Registration # F-772.
One 40 gallon chemical tank, one-ton chassis.
No date in database.
Town approved purchase on September 19, 1921.
Read WFD history.

Zebulon
Combination hose and chemical car.
Registration #F-917.
One 40 gallon chemical tank, one-ton chassis.
No date in database.
First fire truck purchased by town in 1928.
Read ZFD history.







  
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