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Apparatus: Motorized

Tow Trucks
San Francisco Fire Department
In Order of Purchase
1930 - 2009

Shop # Year & Manufacture Details
TT-1 1915 Schneer
    Registration #2   
  Engine: Wisconsin or Continental 6-cylinder, 80 HP
  1929: Converted from a Hose Tender into a Tow Truck at the SFFD Corporation Yard Shop. (Pre-conversion, see Hose Tenders).  Shop Number changed to TT-1
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1930 - 1940 Tow Truck Company No. 1
    December 11, 1940  Sold

 

Shop # Year & Manufacture Details
TT-2 1940 Kenworth 4 x 4 with a 15 ton wrecker hoist
    Registration #50891  
  Engine: Hall-Scott 6-cylinder, 175 HP
  1970   Shop Number changed to 801
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1940 - 1975 Tow Truck Company No. 1
    1975  Sold
  1975   Sold to a private party and it has been reported that this tow truck is still in existence and located in the State of Washington

 

Shop # Year & Manufacture Details
884 1975 Ford "L-9000" Louisville chassis, with a "Holmes" 25 ton wrecker hoist
    Registration #U-911-HD 8  
  Engine:   Detroit 8-cylinder diesel, 350 HP
  SFFD Shop # 884
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1975 - Present (Nov. 2009) Tow Truck Company No. 1

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