05/18/08 113 W - + 4 - 11 Tillers in North Carolina

From the Ladder 1 thread, a master list moving forward. Horse-drawn apparatus not included. Tillers served Asheville, Charlotte, Cornelius-Lemley, Durham, Greensboro, High Point, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Shallot, Wendell, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem. Four are still active.

1920s (?) ALF 75'

1917 ALF 75'
1970s Ward LaFrance

1988 Seagrave 100'

1920s ALF

1910s/20s ALF 75'

High Point
1920s ALF 75'
1970s Seagrave
2004 Pearce Dash

1916 ALF 17
1939 ALF 500 /1916 ALF 17
1958 ALF 700
1979 Mack MC / 1958 ALF 700
2004 Pierce Arrow XT

Rocky Mount
1919 ALF 65'
1956 ALF 700 85'

1979 Mack MC / 1958 ALF 700 (ex-Wendell)

1979 Mack MC / 1958 ALF 700 (ex-Raleigh)

1910s/20s model, probably ALF
1963 ALF 100'
1970s Seagrave

1910s model 65', probably ALF
1950s Seagrave

In Mecklenburg County, Cornelius Fire Dept recently put into service a used Seagrave TDA bought from a department in VA. Here is a link to the website: http://www.corneliusfd.org/apparatus_ite..
Haven’t seen it in action yet, but if I recall there hasn’t been a TDA in the Charlotte/Mecklenburg area since the old Charlotte Ladder 4 (the Ward LaFrance mentioned above) was retired sometime in the mid-80’s.
Coop - 05/18/08 - 19:16

Don’t think it would qualify as a ‘tiller’ per se, but at one time Swansboro had a ‘ladder trailer’. I saw it once around the early to mid 80s sitting at their old station.
DJ (Email) - 05/19/08 - 11:49

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