1919 American LaFrance Type 75 Triple Combination Pumper

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Courtesy of North Carolina State Archives
Model year 1919
Make/Model American LaFrance Type 75
Serial number: 2689
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Manufacturing date: September 3, 1919
Purchase date: July 13, 1942 (used)

Equipped with 750 GPM pump. From City Council minutes dated July 11, 1942, purchased on Monday, July 13, 1942, from Farmville, North Carolina. Bought at auction for price "not to exceed $3800.00." Purchased after expansion of City limits on January 1, 1942 and to help train auxiliary firefighters. It also has "a new set of tires" and "was painted less than a year ago" reports the July 14, 1941 edition of The Raleigh Times. Chemical appears removed and replaced with water tank.


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