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Museum Collections: Apparatus - Engine Co. No. 19:
1928 Ahrens-Fox H-P-2 engine
1928 Aherns Fox
Left Lt. Bob Mailey, Engine Co. No. 26, at the corner of Presidio and Bush Streets on the low presssure hydrant.
1928 Aherns Fox


Builder: Ahrens-Fox, Cincinnati, Ohio. Motor: a 6 cylinder 145 horse power Ahrens-Fox P motor with a shaft drive and dual exhaust valves.  The 1000 GPM pumping engine is also a 6 cylinder Ahrens-Fox motor, pneumatic tires

Manufacturer's Number: 2301

SFFD Shop Number: C-56

City & County Number: 145-056 (applied 1970)

Original cost $13,489.00 - November 27, 1928

Location: In storage

Condition: Very good, preserved

Crew: Officer and 5 Firemen
Members of the engine companies could and can be identified at fires and other emergencies by their all black helmets.

Service History:

1928   Engine Company No. 2, 460 Bush Street
1946   Engine Company No. 19, 1300 - 4th Street
1958   August 26th placed into reserve
1964   placed out of service and transferred to the Museum at its opening

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