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Name  -  Builder  -  Serial Number  -  Location  -  Piston Size  -  History

 E    Hunneman    1857    604    Egypt    6"

E.A. Whiting    Howard & Davis    1852    Holyoke, MA    6"    Delivered to Gardner, MA as "TORRENT #2"; sold to Holyoke VFA in 1906; scrapped 1916.

E.L. Faver    Hunneman    1851    425    Lisbon, ME    8"    Delivered to the Lowell Machine Shops, Lowell, MA. as "WATER WITCH #11"; sold to Salem, MA. in
                                                                                             Oct. 1857 renamed "SUTTON #7"; sold in 1885 to a manufacturing plant in Lisbon, ME, renamed current.
                                                                                             Scrapped in 1942.

E.P. Walker    Jeffers    1863    Vinalhaven, ME     10"

E.S. Hill     Lapaete City, IA

Eagle    Button    1850    Los Angeles, CA

Eagle    Button    Chicago, IL

Eagle    Holland    1810    Brunswick, ME    5

Eagle    Hunneman    1821    66    Mattapoisett, MA    Delivered to Rochester, MA; became the property of the New Bedford VFA in 1948, now at Mattapoisett Historical
                                                                                     Society. Bucket Tub.


Eagle    Hunneman    1847    Nahant, MA    Delivered to Lynn, MA. as "NAHANT #11"; in 1853 Nahant annexed from Lynn, given current name.

Eagle    Leslie    Newburyport, MA

Eagle    Thayer    1796    Boston, MA    5"

Eagle    Thayer    1797    Fitzwilliam, NH    5"

Eagle    Thayer    1820    Bedford, MA

Eagle    Wm. Bradley    1859    Lynn, MA    8"    Originally named "PROTECTOR" from St. Johns, New Brunswick; to Lynn in the 1890s. Scrapped in 1907.
                                                                              Long stream 211'10 1/2"(1898).
Eagle    Ballston Springs, NY

Eagle    Castleton, VT.

Eagle # 12    Thayer    1795    Boston, MA

Eagle #1    Button    1855    339    Hudson, NY    10"    Delivered to Lyons, N.Y.; now at AMF, Hudson, NY.

Eagle #1    Button    1858    Orono, ME    9"    See Gazelle #4

Eagle # 1    Button    186   0 Charleston, SC    12 1/2"

Eagle #1    Button    1857    Springfield, MA    9"    Purchased by the U.S. Army at Spingfield, MA.

Eagle #1    Hunneman    1836    169    Roxbury, MA    Delivered to Roxbury, MA as"SALAMANDER #5"; traded to Hunneman and rebuilt; sold 11/21/1860 to Farmington,
                                                                                      ME. and given current name; now at HFM.

Eagle #1    Hunneman    1852    456    Greenfield, MA    6 1/2"    Engine is at the Greenfield Central Fre Station.

Eagle #1    Thayer    1839    Hooksett, NH    6"    Delivered to Amoskeag Mfg. of Manchester, NH, retired from service 3/24/1852; to Hooksett, NH in 1852 and given it's
                                                                               current name. Destroyed in a fire.

Eagle #2    Button    Waterford, N.Y.

Eagle #2    Cowing    1860    Clarksville, TN

Eagle #2    Howard & Davis    1857    Merrimack, MA    5 1/2"    Sold in 1866 for $30.

Eagle #2    Waterman    Springfield, MA    8 1/2"    Purchased by the U.S. Army at Springfield, MA.

Eagle #3    Button   1859    Middleton, NY

Eagle #3    Hunneman    1825    114    Brewer, ME    3"    Delivered to Bangor, ME; sold to Brewer, ME in 1868; scrapped 1917.

Eagle #3    Hunneman    1831    140    Boston, MA    5 7/8"    Originally numbered "#12"; changed to "#3" in 1852.

Eagle #3    Hunneman    1836    167    Dexter, ME    5"    Delivered to the Spoons Woolen Mill, Dexter, ME; Currently at the Dexter, ME. Fire Station.

Eagle #3    Jeffers                                San Francisco, CA        purchased from Vigilant Eng Co 9 of San Francisco, CA, engine weighted 4,000 Lbs, original cost $3700;
                                                                                                   sold to unknown parties after the grest fire of 1875


Eagle #4    Howard & Davis    1853    Reading, MA

Eagle #4    Farnum     1849    25     Cincinnati, OH       Operated by Eagle FC#11   

Eagle #5    Leslie    1836    Danvers, MA    5"    Sold in 1866.

Eagle #6    Button    1854    Bangor, ME    10"

Eagle #6    Hunneman    1842    212    Fitzwilliam, NH    5 1/2"    Delivered to Newton, MA; sold to Fitzwilliiam, NH; still there.

Eagle #6    Hunneman    1856    565    Brooklyn, NY    8"    Stationed in the Williamsburgh section.

Eagle Engine Co. #1    Hunneman    1823    88    Providence, RI.    This engine was sold in 1852.

East River #17    Torboss    1857    New York, NY    8 1/2"    Shanghai style engine.

East River #17    New York, NY

East Street    Hunneman    1832    139    Dedham, MA

East Village #1    Hunneman     1837    174    Lexington, MA  

Eastport    Hunneman    1810    25    Eastport, ME

Ebensburg    Hubbard    1836    Edgartown, MA    Now at Francis Foster Museum, Edgartown, MA; Rotary gear engine.

Eclipse #1    Waterman    1875    Townsend, MA    9"    In Townsend, MA thru 1918; rebuilt 1974.

Eclipse #5    J.S. Hill    1837    Lynn, MA    Traded to Leslie for new engine in 1847.

Edgartown    Button    1855    390    Edgartown, MA    9 1/2"    Delivered to Edgartown, MA, now at Francis Foster Museum, Edgartown, MA, cost $1000 new with hose
                                                                                                     reel.

Edmond    Hudson Falls, NY

Edwin A. Whiting    Button    1861    550     North Reading, MA    10"    Delivered to Miamisburg, OH as "YOUNG AMERICA"; to Holyoke, MA in 1904 renamed
                                                                                                                   "EDWIN A. WHITING"; to N. Reading in the 1940s; to W. Newbury. MA in 1962; to Amesbury in
                                                                                                                    1966; returned to N. Reading in 1969. Sold to a party in Connecticut in 1990s.

Edwin A. Whiting    Howard & Davis    1852    Gardner, MA    Delivered to Gardner, MA as "TORRENT #2"; sold in in 1902 to Holyoke, MA VFA; scrapped 1916.

Edwin Hopkins    North Grafton, MA

Edwin Hopkins #2    Hunneman    1853    476    Hopkinton, MA    6'    Delivered to Hopkinton, MA; to Farrah Fire App. in Hopkinton; sold to Rihard McCartney,
                                                                                                                Visalia, CA; Oct 1996 to J.R. Hunnmeman Jr, Sedgwick, ME.

Edwin R. Lay    Jeffers    1866    Newbury, MA    9"    Delivered to Charleston, SC and as "NEPTUNE"; to Marblehead, MA; to E.R. Lay VFA, Westfield, MA in 1906 and
                                                                                       given it's current name; later to SPNEA; puchased at Auction in 1989 by Old Newbury Assoc. of Newbury, MA
                                                                                       Now at Charlotte, NC
                                                                                       
El Dorado #3    Hunneman    1858    623    Sagua la Orande, Cuba    4 1/2"

Eliot #15    Hunneman    1823    90    Salem, MA    Delivered to Boston, MA as "TORRENT #16"; in 1838 renamed "ELLIOT #16"; In 1847 to Deer Island; later became
                                                                                 property of Harry Harding of Revere, MA; later at the Americana Museum, Salem, MA. Damaged by fire in October 1969.

Eliot #15    Hunneman    1845    277    Boston, MA    5 11/16"

Eliot #2    Hunneman    1844    246   Manchester, VT    5"    Delivered to Natick, MA; sold to Manchester, VT; believed scrapped.

Emigrant    Coffin         1841              Cincinnati, OH        operated by Western Hose Co. #3; junked 1845, replced by Hunneman #268

Elizabeth Pool    Holland    1815    Tauton, MA    4 1/2"

Empire    Hunneman    1855   551    Cape Haytien    4"

Empire    Van Ness    Fairhaven, CT

Empire    Greenport, NY

Empire #2   Hunneman    1847    326    Oswego, NY    6 1/2"

Empire #4    Smith    1850    Bridgeport, CT    Purchased new by Bridgeport, CT; Disposed of in 1864 when a steam engine went into use.Possibly to a town in New Jersey.

Empire #5    Lesley    1847   Lynn, MA    Delivered to Lynn, MA at a cost of $645. Was not satisfactory and turned into Leslie in 1852 as partial payment towards a new
                                                                  engine.

Empire #5    Leslie    1852    Newton, MA    7"    Delivered to Lynn, MA, rebuilt in 1862; sold to Newton, MA in 1866. Considered too heavy and placed in reserve in 1867;
                                                                                sold 1875 to C.A. Cole of W. Newton, MA as partial payment for a supply wagon. Sold for $250 and scrapped.

Emporor #2    Howard & Davis    1852    Grafton, MA    6"    Sold in 1942 to Franklin Reed; to SPNEA; returned to Grafton 1989.

Endeavor    Thayer    1802    Boston, MA    5"

Endeavor #3    Hunneman    1846    286    Lewiston, ME    6"    Delivered to Malden, MA; to Melrose, MA when North Malden became Melrose; later sold to
                                                                                                     Lewiston, ME.

Engine #1                       1784    Bristol, RI                           Was replaced in 1836 by "Hydraulion"

Engine # 1    Button    1856    Chicago, IL

Engine # 11    Button    1888    W. Haven, CT    10"

Engine # 5    Button    Nashville, TN    10"

Engine #6    Button            Milwaukee, WI

Engine #10    Smith    1820    Hayward, CA    Originally from the Boston area; sold to a mining company in the Phillipines around 1848; upon arrival in San Francisco, CA,
                                                                         it was commondeered by the fire dept and sold to Stockton, CA around 1853; sold to Hayward Fire Co. in 1860 and in service
                                                                          until 1915 and still there.

Engine #4    Button    1874    630    Fort Plain, NY    9"

Enow    Leslie    Wenham, MA

Enterprise    Button    1883    689    Framingham, MA    9 1/4"    Delivered to Charlseton, SC; to Arlington, RI in 1899 and renamed "ENTERPRISE"; acquired by SPNEA;
                                                                                                      and sold in 1989 to B. Blackadar , Framingham, MA.

Enterprise    Jeffers    1865    Jamacia, NY

Enterprise    Jeffers    1870    Phillipsdale, RI

Enterprise    Thayer    1836    West Cambridge, MA

Enterprise    Thayer    1847    Brockton, MA    To Enfield, NH; to Old Sturbridge Village, MA in 1924.

Enterprise    Phoenix, NY

Enterprise #1    Hunneman    1819    59    Roxbury, MA

Enterprise #2    Button    1854    SC    9 1/4"    Delivered to North Bridgewater, MA ; to South Carolina in 1881; still there in 1906.

Enterprise #2   Button    1876    645    Brockton, MA    10"    Delivered to Jacksonville, FL as "DUVAL #3:"; In 1901 to Brockton, MA and renamed
                                                                                                             "ENTERPRISE"; to Staurt FL acquired by a museum in Stuart, FL.; 1998 sold at auction back to
                                                                                                              Brockton MA, NESVFL League Champs 1904,1907, 1918, 1925 and 1932;
                                                                                                              Now at Brockton Fire Museum.


Enterprise #2    1853    Brockton, MA    10"    Originally named "COLUMBIAN # 6" renamed in 191?.

Enterprise #2    Button    1854    9 1/4"    Delivered to Brooklyn, NY as "SEVILLE #93"; to N. Bridgewater and renamed "ENTERPRISE # 2"; to S.Carolina in 1888; back
                                                                  to Brockton in 1906; loaned to Taunton, MA in 1907; later to Phillipsdale, RI.

Enterprize #2    Button                        Chillocothe, OH            delivered to Chillicothe, OH named "RELIEF #3"; given to a colored companty some time after
                                                                                                  1852; company disbanded 1879

Enterprise #4   S.Thayer   1835     Arlington, MA

Epping #1    Rumsey    1860    Epping, NH    4 1/2"

Epping #2    Button    1893        Epping, NH    7 1/4"            actually built by the American Fire Engine Co. of Seneca Falls, NY; destroyed before 1943

Equitable #36    Sickles    1855    New York, NY    7"    Capstan style engine.

Erie    Thayer    1813    4 1/2"    Delivered to Georgetown, MA; sold 1884 to HH Esterbrook of Milford, MA; sold to Old Colony Rivet Co., Kingston, MA; to an estate in
                                                    Onset, MA; later to C.N. Richardson of Providence, RI. Bucket Tub.

Erie #4    Button    1851    Georgetown, MA    10"    Purchased in 1851 by Long Island City, NY VFA; sold to Jamaica Plains, VFA in 1908 and named "STAR" or possibly
                                                                                   "STAR OF JAMAICA", aka "GINGER"; purchased by Georgetown, MA in 1916 and given current name; still there.

Erie #4    Jeffers    1860    Georgetown, MA    9"    Was at Milford, MA as "NORTH STAR"; to Georgetown MA in June 1884 and renamed current name; destroyed in a fire
                                                                                   at it's station in 1915.

Erving    Button    Erving, MA    9"

Essex    Thayer    1799    Salem, MA

Essex #2    Button    1882    676    Essex, MA    NESVFL League Champs 1941 and 1948.

Essex Co.    Hunneman    1846    240    Lawrence, MA    5"

Ethan Allen    Jeffers    1857    Essex, VT    9"    Delivered to Burlington, VT.; to Essex Junction, VT.

Eureka    Button    1856    Marysville, CA    9"    See "LIBERTY"

Eureka    Button    Thomaston, ME    10"

Eureka    Rumsey    Sacramento, CA

Eureka    Smith    Stockton, CA

Eureka #1    Button    1872    600    Portsmouth, NH    10"    Delivered to Hudson, MA; sold to Portsmouth, NH in 1907 for $660, still there.

Eureka #1    Button    1876    642    Sonora, CA    Originally named the "SONORA QUEEN".

Eureka #1    Jeffers    1868?    Eastport, ME

Eureka #1`    Howard & Davis    1851    Arlington, MA    6 5/8"    Originally delivered to West Cambridge, MA (Belmont). NESVFL 1902 Champ.

Eureka #4    Button    1863    572    Albany, NY    9"    Delivered to Union Village, NY as "CENTENNIAL"; acquired by Ithica, NY in 1876 renamed "EUREKA #4"; also at
                                                                                        Endicott, NY and Seneca Falls, NY; now at NYSM.

Eureka #4    1854    Lewiston, ME    10"

Ever Ready    Wright    Belouit, WI

Ever Ready    Bellevive, OH

Excelsion #5    Smith    1849    Bridgeport, CT    Pacific Engine Co. formed around engine; sold by Sen. Philo Barnum (brother of P.T. Barnum) around 1864 to a forge in
                                                  Lyme, CT; returned to Bridgeport, CT in 1903 for musters and parades; left Bridgeport in 1940's. Piano box style engine.

Excelsior    Button    1876    644    Clinton, NY    9"    Delivered to Clinton, NY; in Vernon, NY in 1952 until it went back to Clinton in 1984.

Excelsior    Button    1875    Cold Water, IN

Excelsior    Button    Chicago, IL

Excelsior    Button    Kalamazoo, MI

Excelsior    Gleason & Bailey    Cherry Valley, NY   7"

Excelsior    Jeffers    1865    Jamacia, NY

Excelsior    Torboss    Holliston, MA    6 1/2"

Excelsior                1851                Raleigh, NC

Excelsior #1    Hunneman    1851    428    Wilton, NH    6"    Delivered to Winchester, NH; later sold to Wilton, NH.

Excelsior #1    Thayer    1829    Lowell, MA    6 1/4"

Excelsior #2    Hunneman    1847    320    Beverly, MA    6"

Excelsior #2   Hunneman    1849    374    Standish, ME    Delivered to Lewiston Falls, ME; sold to Auburn, ME in 1885 & changed to 5 15/16"; to Bucksport, ME and
                                                                                           changed to 6"; acquired by SPNEA.

Excelsior #2    Hunneman    1856    596    Old Towne, ME    5 1/2"    Engine is at the Old Towne, ME Fire Station.

Excelsior #3    Hunneman    1825    112    Honolulu, HI    Delivered to Providence, RI; in 1845 after being rebuilt, to a west coast buyer, sent to Boston and shipped on brig
                                                                                           Patapsco. Lost in a shipwreck in Honolulu Harbor, salvaged, and put in private service by a Chinese merchant.

Excelsior #3    Thayer    1816    Providence, RI    5"    Renamed "INDEPENDENCE" in 1825; sold in 1845.

Exempt    Bates    Staten Island, NY    8"

Exempt    Jeffers    Brooklyn, NY    10"

Exempt    Button    1853    326    Stockton, CA    Currently at Haggin Museum.

Exempt Fire Co    Button    1854    362    Stockton, CA

Exeter #1    Hunneman    1846    280    Exeter, NH    6"    Delivered to Fall River, MA as "ATLANTIC #6";acquired by Marvel & Davol Machine Co. of Fall River, MA;
                                                                                            traded to Hunneman & rebuilt; sold 2/1/1869 to Exeter, NH Fire Dept.and renamed "FOUNTAIN #1"; later
                                                                                            renamed current name. Still there.

Extinguisher    Hunneman    1805    10    Portland, ME    3"

Extinguisher    Hunneman    1852    455    Ogdenburg, NY    5"    Delivered to Ogdenburg Railroad.

Extinguisher    Thayer    1801    Boston, MA    5"

Extinguisher    Calas, ME

Extinguisher #1    Howard & Davis    1852    Hingham, MA    5 1/2"    There in 1990's.

Extinguisher #2    Cowing    1860    Sturgis, MI

Extinguisher #20    Thayer    1828    Boston, MA    6 3/4"    Rebuilt by Hunneman in 1845;    sold in 1847.

Extinguisher #3    Hunneman    1818    55    Gloucester, MA    Engine scrapped in 1864.

Extinguisher #5    Hunneman    1835    156    Boston, MA    Originally named "CATARACT #14"; renamed "SUFFOLK #1 in 1849; renamed current name in 1852.

Extinquisher    Button     Chicago, IL

Ezra Sutton    Hunneman    1847    333    Ponkapoag, MA    5 11/16"    Delivered to Kingsley Iron Works, Canton, MA; sold to Ponkapoag, MA and renamed current name.
                                                                                                                Destroyed in a fire.


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