Guardians of The City SFFD Home Page - San Francisco Fire Department Museum SFFD HomeBack to GuardiansofTheCity.org Home Page
Museum Collections: Apparatus
 

This collection of apparatus is maintained by the SFFD Historical Society by resolution of the Fire Commission. All units are owned by the City & County of San Francisco and listed in the SFFD records under the classification of the Museum.

The items listed below are listed chronologically.  Click here for an alphabetical listing.

Protection Company - Circa 1810 James Smith, New York, hand pumping engine

Protection Company Hose Cart - Circa 1850 Hose Cart

Knickerbocker Engine Company No. 5 - 1855 James Smith, New York, hand pumping engine

Veteran's Firemen's Association Parade Unit - 1858 Rodgers & Son, First Class, Hand Engine

Chief's Buggy - 1892 Waterhouse & Lester, San Francisco, single horse drawn runabout

Engine Company No. 22 - 1893 LaFrance, a 4th size, double 550 gpm, steam engine

Engine Company No. 26 - 1897 Truckson LaFrance 3rd size steam engine, Elmira, New York

Water Tower Company No. 1 - 1902 75 foot Henry Gorter, San Francisco, water tower coupled with a 1926 Kleiber tractor, San Francisco

Battery Company No. 3 - 1909 Henry Gorter, San Francisco, single horse drawn high pressure battery

Hose Tender Company No. 6 - 1914 American LaFrance High Pressure Battery Hose Tender, Elmira, New York

Engine Company No. 29 - 1923 American LaFrance double combination engine, Elmira, New York

Water Tower Company No. 3 - 1927 Mack Bulldog chassis with a 35 foot Gorter Water Tower, Union Iron Works, San Francisco

Water Tower Company No. 4 - 1927 Mack Bulldog chassis with a 35 foot Gorter Water Tower, Union Iron Works, San Francisco

Engine Company No. 19 - 1928 Ahrens-Fox H-P-2 engine, Cincinnati, Ohio

Truck Company No. 1 - 1929 Mack Tractor, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Truck Company No. 2 - 1929 Mack Model 19 tractor, Allentown, Pennsylvania, coupled with a 1924 City & County of San Francisco ladder trailer

Truck Company No. 12 - 1937 Mack Model 21,  Allentown, Pennsylvania, coupled with a 1926 City & County of San Francisco trailer

Truck Company No. 13 - 1939 Ahrens-Fox bascule 65 foot aerial ladder truck, Cincinnati, Ohio

Coffee Unit No. 1 - 1942 Chevrolet

Hose Tender Company No. 8 - 1950 Mack, Model 95, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Rescue Company No. 2 - 1956 Seagrave, Columbus, Ohio

Salvage Company No. 4 - 1957 White/Van-Pelt, Oakdale, California

Engine Company No. 36 - 1958 American LaFrance series 800, triple combination engine, Elmira, New York

Engine Company No. 14 - 1960 American LaFrance, series 900 "Turbo Chief" triple combination engine, Elmira, New York

Engine Company No. 9 - 1976 American LaFrance Century series triple combination engine, Elmira, New York

Department of Public Health Ambulance - 1992 Ford E-350 Department of Public Health Ambulance

Back to the Top