01/13/06 552 W - + 26 - 20 Where Are Raleigh's Old Rigs?


So where have Raleigh's old rigs ended up? I know of a few, listed below, but where has anyone else seen old Capital City apparatus? If necessary, jar your memory at http://www.legeros.com/ralwake/raleigh/apparatus/. They're listed below.

1991 Chevy / Frontline rescue - Disposed to Police Department in 1999. Presently in service.

1986 Pemfab / EEI pumper - Wrecked February 25, 1990 as Engine 5. Rebuilt by Pierce in 1990. Presently in service.

1986 Chevy brush truck - Wrecked around 1999 as Mini 9.

1981 Mack - Auctioned 2005.

1979 Mack / 1958 American LaFrance tiller - Sold to private buyer in Carteret County in 1999, then sold to Wendell Fire Department. Presently in service.

1978 Mack pumper - Rebuilt by Pierce in 1992. Sold to Four Oaks Fire Department in 2005.

1975 Mack pumper, #1770 - Sold as scrap in 2004 after sitting for some time behind KTC.

1975 Mack pumper, #1769 - Sold as scrap in 2004 after sitting for some time behind KTC.

1975 Mack pumper, #1768 - Sold to Knightdale Public Safety in 2004. Presently in service.

1975 Chevy / Murphy ambulance (rescue) - Disposed to Police Department.

1973 Mack pumper, #1596 - Sold as scrap in 2004 after sitting for some time behind KTC.

1973 Mack pumper, #1595 - Sold as scrap in 2002 after sitting for years behind KTC.

1970 Mack pumper, #1169 - Sold as scrap in 2002 after sitting for years behind KTC.

1970 Mack pumper, #1168 - Sold to unknown party. Found for sale in Florida (I think) by eBay seller in 2004.

1968 ALF pumper - Sold as scrap in 2002 after sitting for years behind KTC.

1963 Ford service truck - Wrecked on May 31, 1979 as Truck 7. Rebuilt with new Ford chassis in 1980.

1961 ALF ladder - Removed from service early 1990s (?). Reportedly last seen sitting in a field in Harnett (?) County.

1960 GMC / Alexander tanker (2) - Disposed to Public Works circa 1985. One reportedly last seen in a junkyard in Smithfield.

1958 ALF tiller - Cab replaced in 1980. Tractor subsequently sat behind KTC. Tiller trailer remained in service.

1957 FWD pumper - Sold to Knightdale Tractor, later used by Hopkins FD. Presently parked in yard behind tractor company.

1954 GMC panel van (rescue) - Sold to Zebulon Rescue in 1974, then sold to Hopkins Fire Department.

1953 ALF pumper, #L-4830 - Sold to private owner in Burlington. Presently stored outside with cab separated from body.

1950 Mack pumper - Removed from service in 1980s. Presently fire department antique.

1944 Dodge auxiliary truck - Wrecked September 12, 1947.

1919 ALF pumper, purchased used in 1942 - Sold to Benny Weinstein's junkyard on Garner Road.

1939 / 1916 ALF tiller - Sold as scrap after sitting for years behind Station 8.

1936 ALF pumper - Sold to private owner in Durham. Stored outside for years. Reportedly last seen in severely deteriorated state.

1926 ALF pumper, #5629 - Removed from service by 1960s (?). Restored by Bob Biggs and RFD members in 1987. Presently fire department antique.

1926 ALF pumper, #5483 - Wrecked on November 14, 1952 as reserve engine.

1925 ALF pumper - Sat in Pullen Park for years. Sold to Weinstein's Scrap Metal on Garner Road in 1970.

1922 ALF service truck - Ladder rack removed for new service truck in 1963. Sold as surplus in 1976 after sitting behind Station 8 for years.

1916 ALF tiller - Cab replaced with newer ALF tractor in 1939.

1914 ALF pumper - Traded in 1926 for newer pumper.

1905 ALF steamer - Disposed to State Fairgrounds by 1940s (?) for use as supplementary fire pump. Returned to Raleigh in 1940s (?). Mounted on trailer circa 1978. Presently fire department antique.

1880s hand reel - Disassembled and hanging from rafters in basement of Station 8.





  
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