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1860
Property in the Corporation Yard

Relief Engines and Hose carriages
One engine known as “Old 8” now in use by Columbian Company No. 11, in good order.  Purchased by the City from Pacific Company No. 8 at a cost of $ 1,250.
One engine known as “Old 9”loaned to the residents of St. Ann's Valley, for protection of that locality, in good order.
One small engine at the City Hall used for the purpose of the building, in good order.
One hose carriage in use by Manhattan No. 2, in good order.
One other hose carriage lying in the Corporation yard, worthless.

1862
Property in the Corporation Yard :

There is at present about three thousand feet of good hose in the Department, and about four thousand feet of ordinary hardly fit for use.  The hew hose ordered from the east is daily expected to arrive, when the Department will be placed in a footing equal to any Department in the east.

At the Corporation Yard

3 old Relief Engines - worthless
3 old Hose carriages - worthless
Lot of old condemned hose
Lot of broken hydrants, wheels, cistern covers, wrenches, butts, barrels, etc.

1863
Property in the Corporation Yard:

Four Relief Engines
Two Relief Hose carriages
One condemned Hose carriage
One condemned Engine, small
Three thousand feet of Hose, condemned
One portable Forge
One vice
One sledge hammer
Forty gallons Neats-foot oil

1864
Property in the Corporation Yard:

Two Relief Engines, in very bad order
Two Relief Hose Carriages
Two condemned Hose Carriages
Two condemned Engines, one small
One small portable Forge and lot of necessary tools.
Thirty-five gallons Neats-foot Oil

1865
Property in the Corporation Yard:

One Relief Engine, in good order
Two Relief Engines, in bad order
Three Relief Hose Carriages
Two condemned Hose Carriages
Two condemned Engines, one small
One small portable Forge and lot of necessary tools.

1866
Property in the Corporation Yard:

One Relief Engine, in good order
Two Relief Engines, in bad order
Three Relief Hose Carriages
Two condemned Hose Carriages
Two condemned Engines, one small
One small portable Forge and lot of necessary tools.

Source: San Francisco Fire Department records
San Francisco Municipal Report 186o - 1866
Published by Order of the Board of Supervisors, Eastman and Godfrey, Printers, 415 Washington Street, San Francisco
Frank Soulé, John H. Gihon, M.D., and James Nisbet. The Annals of San Francisco. 1855: San Francisco