10/21/11 278 W, 3 I - + 7 - 4 New Antiques Around Town

There are a couple new pieces of antique fire apparatus around town, and they've been photographed by Lee Wilson in recent days and weeks. Below is a 1985 American LaFrance Century? that previously served Garden City FD in Long Island, NY. It's privately owned and operated by the commercial enterprise First in Fire Company. See more photos of the truck.

Lee Wilson photograph

Below is a 1946 Mack that's also from somewhere up north. It's privately owned by members of the Dragon Slayers Motorcycle Club. See more photos of the truck.

Lee Wilson photograph

This ladder truck was delivered this summer, a 1974 American LaFrance Century? 100-foot midmount that originally served Midland FD in Pennsylvania. It's privately owned by a member of the Wake-New Hope FD. See more photos of the truck (scroll down the linked page).

Lee Wilson photograph

Next question, how many antiques total reside in Raleigh and Wake County? Let's attempt a starter list...







Stony Hill


Private Owners (to name a few...)

On the bottom pic; can anyone confirm if that “PBF” stands for Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire?
T.Polamalu - 10/21/11 - 13:48

Hey T, per this forum post, http://www.youngstownfire.com/forums/ind.., that Midland ladder is indeed from Pittsburgh.
Legeros - 10/21/11 - 22:05

Also add the ’54 Ford w/Barton-American pump (I think), owned by Chris Young …
TimB - 10/23/11 - 09:59

And – Lee Lovic, with Raleigh FD Prevention, owns I think two old ALF’s …
TimB - 10/23/11 - 10:01

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