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

F    Button    1855    389    Hudson, NY    9"    delivered to Fort Plain, NY; to Lyon, NY; to AMF Hudson, NY.

F    Button    1839    Fort Wayne, IN     Platt Engine

F    Button    Fayettville, OH

F                  Fayettville, NC                                Had 2 hand engines; first purchased after 1831 fire

Fabius    Cowing    1855    Fabius, NY    9"

Factory Boy    Hunneman    1831    138    Concord, MA       Bucket tub, originally named "LION No.1"; rebuilt by Hunneman in 1858 given current name.
                                                                                              Company disbaned in 1868

 
Fair Play #5    Hunneman    1845    265    Beverly, MA    5"

Fairmont #6    Jeffers        1861                Pawtucket, RI

Fairmount    Lyons    1812    Philadelphia, PA    5"    At a museum in Camden, NY.

Falcon    Hunneman    1868    700    Southborough, MA    4"    Delivered to Franklin, MA as "FRANKLIN #1"; traded in the 1870s for new equipment;
                                                                                                  purchased by Southborough, MA in 1896 for $150from C.N. Richardson and given current name;
                                                                                                  in service till 1921. Class C champs 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000,
                                                                                                  2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Fame    J. Seymour     1829     Cincinnati, OH                           Operated by Fame FC#5                        

Fame #4    Hunneman    1853    487    Nashville, TN    5 1/2"    Engine was destroyed in the late 1860's.

Far West   Chase & Seymour     1841   Cincinnati, OH              operated by Far Western Hose Co. 3; junked 1844

Fearless #3    Randolph, MA

Federal    Thayer    1800    S. Danvers, MA    5"

Fillmore #4    Augusta, GA

Fire Fly    Cooper, Campbell & Phelps    1827    Jaffrey, NH

Fire King    Agnew    Chicago, IL

Fire King    Hunneman    1843    221    Wilmington, NC    6'

Fire King    Hunneman    1845    270    South Berwick, ME    4 1/2"    Delivered to South Berwick, ME; acquired by SPNEA in 1942;sold at auction in 1991, parts of this tub
                                                                                                               were used with parts from H#479 to make "FRANKLIN REED #75" of Newbury, MA.

Fire King   Smith    1855    Pawtucket, RI.    10"    Delivered to Rockville, CT; to Pawtucket RI in 1892; destroyed in a fire.

Fire King #1   Hunneman    1846    300    Chicago, IL    6"

Fire King #1    Hunneman    1851    432    Lucan, Ontario, Canada    5"    Delivered to London Ontario, Canada; sold to Luncan, Ontario in 1867; still in existance.

Fire King #2    Hunneman    1841    208    Dearborn, MI    4 1/2"    Delivered to Concord, NH; sold to East Douglas, MA; later to the HFM.

Fire King #3    Hunneman    1845    262    Contoocook, NH    5 1/2"    Delivered to Gardiner, ME; to Contoocook, NH; still there.

Fire King #4    Hunneman    1844    247    West Paris, ME    6"    Delivered to Beverly, MA; sold to West Paris, ME; to Bryants Pond, ME; still there.

Fire King #5    Hunneman    1842    206    West Randolph, MA    5 1/2"
 
Fire King #5    Hunneman    1844    235    Providence, RI    6"    Delivered to Providence,RI; sold to B.B. & R. Knight Co. of Baltic, CT for mill protection in 1869; returned
                                                                                                       to Providence VFA in 1896; scrapped 1944. Motto: "Mid the Raging Flames-the Fire King Reigns".

Fire King Jr.    Cowing    1855    Hopkinton, NH    4 1/2"

Fire Queen    Button    1877    649    East Somerville, MA    9 1/4"    Delivered to Ware, MA as "OREGON"; to Otter River, MA 1881; to Templeton, MA in 1911;
                                                                                                              to Topsham, ME renamed "PEJEPSCOT"; 1912 to Gardner, MA; to E. Somerville, MA in 1914
                                                                                                              and given current name.

Fire Queen    Jeffers    1860    Attleboro, MA    8 1/2"    Scrapped in 1872. Double deck engine.

Fire Queen #1    Jeffers    1859    Attleboro, MA                    Still there

Fisherman    Button    1851    Essex, MA    10"    Delivered to Taunton, MA as "ALERT #4"; sold to Fairhaven, MA renamed "RELIEF #4"; to New Bedford, MA in 1885
                                                                             and renamed "WHALER"; to Gloucester, MA in 1902 and given current name; to Essex, MA in 1926. Junked before 1939.

Fletcher    Rumsey    1886    Fletcher, OH    7"

Flood #1    P. Mason    1801    New Bedford, MA


Forest #1    Button    1856    414    Litchfield, CT    9"    Delivered to Lee, MA as "TORRENT #1" renamed to current name.; sold to Southborough, MA in 1960 for $100;
                                                                                          to Mystic, CT in 1961 for $425 and renamed "SPOUTER"; sold to Litchfield, CT, and returned to original name;
                                                                                          still there.

Forrest City    Button    Cleveland, OH

Fort Washington #27    Pine & Hartshorn    1855    New York, NY    7"    Capstan style engine.

Fountain    Button    1856    448   Winchendon, MA    10"    Delivered to Buffalo, NY as "WASHINGTON #5"; later named "F.M. SMITH"; to Brantford, Ontario
                                                                                               and rebuilt by the Waterous Fire Engine Works in 1894; to Marieville, Canada and in service there until 1906;
                                                                                               to South Hadley Falls, MA in 1907 and given current name; to Winchendon, MA 1950, still there.
                                                                                               NESVFL Class A Champ 1962.

Fountain    Hunneman    1822    77    Dearborn, MI    Delivered to a cotton mill in Plymouth, MA; now at HFM.
 
Fountain    Hunneman    1829    136    Dorchester, MA    Delivered to Upper Mills, used at the Dorchester end of the mill complex.

Fountain    Jeffers    1824    Lewiston, NY    10"    DD Double deck engine.

Fountain    Snook    Shrewsbury, MA

Fountain    Button        Belle Fountain, MI

Fountain    Waterman    1845    S. Hadley Falls, MA    7 1/2"    Used for muster purposes 1903-1907.

Fountain #2    Hunneman    1842    216    New Haven CT    5 1/2"

Fountain #2    Thayer    1797    Plymouth, MA    5"

Fountain #3    J.S. Hill    1839    Wakefield, MA    Originally in South Parish (part of Reading); later became property of the Northern Residents Assoc. in North Parish
                                                                              (North Reading); to wakefield, MA in 1873; taken out fo service 1889.

Fountain #4    Howard & Davis    1849    Haverhill, MA    5"    To Franklin Reed in 1942.

Fountain #4    Hunneman    1847    324    Sherburne, NY    6 3/8"    Delivered to Lynn, MA as "FOUNTAIN #4"; traded to Hunneman, rebuilt and sold 10/26/1874
                                                                                                           to Sherburne, NY.

Fountain Fire Co    Button    1849    Hamilton, NY

Franklin    Button    Greenfield, NH    7"    Delivered to Lynn, MA as "NIAGARA #9", renamed current name; sold in 1862 to Manchester, MA; sold to Essex, MA in 1872;
                                                                     sold in 1895 to Wrentham, MA; borrowed by Lynn, MA VFA in 1895 for 1 muster.

Franklin    Howard & Davis    1850    Wrentham, MA   5 1/2"

Franklin    Jeffers    1857    Westwood, MA           There 2008

Franklin    Jeffers    1851    Brooklyn, NY    10"    Damaged by fire, rebuilt by Jeffers.

Franklin #1    Hunneman    1853    471    Franklin, NH    5"    Still there.

Franklin #10    Merrick & Agnew    1843    New Bedford, MA    Company disbanded 1867.

Franklin #10    Boston, MA

Franklin #2    Button    1851    Greeenfield, MA.    8"          Possibly at Geneva, NY at one time

Franklin #2    Howard & Davis    1850    Lynn, MA    Delivered to Lynn, MA as "NIAGARA #9", original cost $950; rebuilt by Howard & Davis 1861
                                                                                      and renamed current name.; sold to Manchester, MA in 1862-63; in Essex, MA in 1895 and borrowed for musters by
                                                                                      the Lynn, MA VFA in July 1895; sold by Manchester FD in 1872.

Franklin #2    Hunneman    1871   716    Provincetown, MA    5 1/2"    Engine is at the Heritage Museum, Provincetown, MA.

Franklin #3        Jeffers        1857    Brooklyn, NY    10"

Franklin #3    Jeffers                       Mobile, AL

Franklin #39    Hartshorn    1861    New York, NY    8"

Franklin #4    Button    1851    Geneva, NY    10"

Franklin #5    Hunneman    1859    633    Savannah, GA    6"    Sold in 1872.

Franklin #7    Thayer                                Charlestown, MA   

Franklin #8    Jeffers        1857                Dedham, MA


Franklin Pierce    Hunneman    1854    522    Portsmouth, NH    7"    Delivered to Navy Yard at Kittery, ME Saw service at Navy Yards in Norfolk, VA and Pensicola, FL;
                                                                                                             sold in 1905 to the Portsmouth, NH VFA; sold in 1909 to Messers. John Foden & Arthur Berry;
                                                                                                              scrapped in 1948.

Franklin Pierce         1850         Cincinnati, OH                                   operated by Brighton Fire Co. 13                              

Fredonia    Button    1868    591   Sherman, NY

Friendship    Button    1862    559    Mt. Joy, PA

Friendship    Button    1867    559?    Greencastle, PA    10"    Delivered to Lancaster, PA; sold to Greencastle, PA for $1250 with hose and hose reel; traded
                                                                                                   2/22/1883 for a Silsby steamer.

Friendship    Cowing    1861    Chamberburg, PA

Friendship    Gibbs    1775    Alexandra, VA
 
Friendship    P. Mason    1799    Woodbury, NJ    Delivered July 8, 1799; still there.

Friendship    Jeffers                    Sheephead, NY

Friendship     1825      Arlington, MA                                 Company disbanded in 1852

Friendship #1    Agnew    1856    587    Harrisburg, PA    1st class engine, city owned, cost $1350. In service 8/5/1857; to Paxton Co. #6 from 1862-1867;
                                                                                             to Lochiel Fire Co. #8 in 1870.

Friendship #1    Moses Bates    1818    Harrisburg, PA    Non-suction engine; destroyed in a fire of engine house 9/20/1853.

Friendship #12    Button    Brooklyn, NY

Friendship #3    Agnew    Baltimore, MD

Frontier    St. Albans, VT

Fulton #21    New York, NY

Fulton Iron Works    Hunneman    1845    278    Boston, MA   3"


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