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Name  -  Builder  -  Serial Number  -  Location  -  Piston Size  -  History
 
H    Button    1882    677    Harvard, NE    10"

H    Button    1860    Hudson, OH     9"         Still there

H    Button    1879    660    Houlton, ME    There in 1983.

H    Hunneman    1823    85    Halifax, MA    Delivered to the woolen mill.

H    Hunneman    1824    98    Hanover, NH

H    Hunneman    1829    127    Havana, Cuba    Built for Guantanamo Bay Naval Base.

H    Hunneman    1838   181    Hamilton, OH    Delivered to Fisher & Baldwin Works.

H    Hunneman    1846    298    Hamburg, SC    6"

H    Perkins & Jones    1818    Haddonfield, NJ    Duble deck engine, fourth size. Purchased for $300 with a 3 year guarantee.

H. Lewis Bradford    Howard & Davis    1850    Andover, MA    6 1/2"    Delivered to Lawrence, MA as "TIGER #3"; sold to Andover, MA VFA and renamed current name.
                                                                                                                      May have been in Methuen, MA for a time.

H.B. Lewis    Howard & Davis    1850    Andover, MA    5 1/2"   Delivered to Stoughton, MA as "ATLANTIC" or "TIGER"; sold to Lewis Mill, Walpole, MA;
                                                                                                          sold to Andover, MA renamed "MERRIMAC"; later to Andover VFA and given it's current name;
                                                                                                         At Metheun, MA VFA in 1950.

H.H. Brown    Rutland, VT

H.W. Rodgers   Hudson, NY
 
Hamilton #1    Cowing    1860    Dowagiac, MI    10"    Class 2 piano style engine.

Hamilton #4    Hunneman    1847    310    Troy, NH    5 1/2"    Delivered to Chelsea, MA; sold to Troy, NH; still there.

Hancock    Agnew    Taunton, MA    6 1/2"

Hancock    Hunneman    1804    5    Castine, ME    4"    Delivered to Bath, ME as "TORRENT #2"; to Castine, ME, renamed "HANCOCK"; scrapped by Castine in 1843.

Hancock #1    Cowing    1863    Townsend, MA    Delivered to Charlestown, MA; sold to North Bridgewater, MA (now Brockton) in 1865, in service in Brockton
                                                                                 until 1908; sold to Richard Walsh of Newbury, MA in the early 1970's; sold to Townsend, MA 1975.
                                                                                 NESVFL Champs 1908, 1909, 1911, 1913 and 1915, Class A Champ 1977.

Hancock #10    Thayer    1802    Boston, MA    5"

Hancock #10    Thayer    1837    Boston, MA    6 1/2"     Rebuilt in 1845; sold in 1849.

Hancock #128    Hunneman    1828    128    Ashburnham, MA    6"    Delivered to Charlestown, MA; sold to Reading, MA in 1870; later to Somerville, MA VFA;
                                                                                                             to Ashburnham, MA in 1897; Class B Champions 1952, 1962, 1967, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1986,
                                                                                                             1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000.

Hancock #2    Hunneman    1857    585    Groveland, MA    6"    Delivered to Lexington, MA; sold to Groveland, MA in 1886; scrapped 1930.

Hancock #5    Hunneman    1845    264    Taylor Lake, TX    6"    Delivered to Taunton, MA; became property of SPNEA; sold at auction 11/10/89 to Larry Guild,
                                                                                                        Gilford, NH ; 1993 to Edward Hawthorne of Taylor Lake, TX.

Hancock #9    Merrick & Agnew    1843    New Bedford, MA

Harrisburg    Harrisburg, PA    Used by Harrisburg Fire Co 1829-1838. Used by Friendship #1 1855-1857

Hatfield    Hubbard    1832    Hatfield, MA    RG Rotary gear engine.

Haverhill #1    Hunneman    1834    161    Haverhill, MA
 
Hawaii #4    Hunneman    1867    689    Honolulu, HI    6"    Destroyed in 1940.

Hay Cart    Bates    1844    Pawtucket, RI   9"    See "RHODE ISLAND #1"

Hay Seed    Newsham    1731    New York, NY
 
Haytien #1    Hunneman    1866    680    Haytien Government    5 1/2"
 
Haytien #2    Hunneman    1866    681    Haytien Government    5 1/2"
 
Haytien #3    Hunneman    1866    682    Haytien Government    5 1/2"

Haytien #4    Hunneman    1866    683    Haytien Government    5 1/2"

Hayward    Hunneman    1854    526    Colchester, CT    5"    Delivered to Colchester, CT; originally purchased by Mr. Nathaniel Hayward for $850
                                                                                                 as "WATER SPOUT #1"; later renamed current name.

Hecla    Hunneman    1847    317    Wolwich, ME    5 1/2"    Delivered to Pittston, ME; sold to Randolph, ME; to Mr. Colby of Topsham, ME; to Harold Dauphin of
                                                                                                Bath, ME in 1976; to Wolwich, ME in 1982; back to Pittston, ME in the 1990s and still there.

Hemmingford #2    Ontario Eng. Works    1879    Hemmingford, Ouebec,



Hercules #1    Hunneman    1855    556    Sedgwick, ME    5 1/2"    Delivered to Farmington, NH; to Fredrick C. Church and on display at Boit, Dalton & Chuch,
                                                                                                           Boston, MA; to J.R. Hunneman Jr. of Sedgwick, ME in 2/1996.

Hercules #2    Howard & Davis    Holliston, MA    6 1/2"  

Hercules #7   Jeffers    1859    Jamestown, RI    10"    Delivered to Newport, RI as "HERCULES #1"; to Riverside, RI VFA in 1889 renamed "NARRAGANSETT #2";
                                                                                     to Phillipsdale, RI in 1906 renamed "ENTERPRISE"; to Newport, RI in 1929; now at Jamestown, RI under current
                                                                                      name.

Hero    Button    1874    621    Morrisburg, Ontario, Canada    9 1/4"

Hero    Thayer    1795    Warren, RI

Hero    Thayer    1803    Warren, RI    5"
 
Hero #1    Hunneman    1846    294    Dedham, MA    4 1/2"

Hero #1    Thayer    Dedham, MA

Hero #2    Hunneman    1852    451    Billerica, MA    4"    At Billerica, MA Fire Station.

Hero #6   Thayer    1808    Boston, MA.    6 1/2"

Hero #9    Montreal, Canada    Bucket tub.

Hibernia    Cowing    1860    Cairo, IL

Hibernia #1    Agnew    Philadelphia. PA.

Hingham #5    Thayer    1830    Hingham, MA

Hingham Vets    Button    Hingham, MA

Hingham Vets    Smith    1856    Hingham, MA    10"    Delivered to Geneva, NY; sold in 1867 to Phelps, NY renamed "OLD OCEAN #1"; sold to Hingham, MA VFA in
                                                                                      1900 for muster purposes by the American Fire Engine Co., Seneca Falls, NY and given current name.

Holyoke #1    Button    Holyoke, MA    8"

Honey Bee   Smith    1856    Patchoque, NY                  delivered to NYC, later to Patchogue (Long Island) NY

Honey Creek FM#1    Rumsey     1865   New Carlisle, OH   4"                 Used in Rockford, IL; At Honey Creek Fire Museum. New Carlisle, PA

Honey Creek FM#2    Rumsey     1870   New Carlisle, OH   4"                 Used at Golden, CO; At Honey Creek Fire Museum. New Carlisle, PA

Honolulu #1    Hunneman    1865    677    Honolulu, HI    6"    Destroyed in 1940.

Hope    Button    Haydenville, MA    9"

Hope    Newport, RI

Hope #1    Button    1854    356    Great Barrington, MA    10"    There in 1991.

Hope #1    Button    Hinsdale, RI

Hope #2    Agnew    1854    Lewistown, PA    First class engine, cost $1300. Delivered to Harrisburg, PA First fire 2/26/1855, rebuilt 1858; sold to Henderson Fire Co.
                                                                          Lewistown, PA 7/13/1865.

Hope #2    P. Lyons    1815    Harrisburg, PA    Double deck engine. Delivered 11/1/1815, cost $1200. Capacity 2 hogheads a minute. Company owned.

Hope #3    Button    1880    666    Jackson MS    9"

Hope #6    Button    1852    Troy, NY

Hope #7    Button    1852    Troy, NY

Hope #9    Button    Charleston, SC

Hope Engine Co.    Hunneman    1843   227    Charleston, SC

Horicon #3    Hunneman    1858    628    Plattsburg, NY    6 1/2"

Hornet    Button    Oak Harbor, OH

Hornet #3    Sandusky, OH

Hornet Fire Co       Charlotte, NC                   Later used by Neptune FC; there in 1845

Houghton #2     Howard & Davis     1849      Hudson, MA    5 1/2"    Originally named "HYDRAULICAN #3" delivered to Feltonsville section of Marlborough, MA; name
                                                                                                             changed to "EUREKA #3" in 1857, changed to #1 when feltonsville seperated from Marlborough and
                                                                                                             became Hudson; replaced by button engine in 1872 and name changed to current name and operated as
                                                                                                              a private company at the Houghton factory.


Hound    Sag Harbor, NY

Howard #2    Howard & Davis    1851   Belmont, MA    6 5/8"    See Belmont Eng 2

Howard #3    Hunneman    1835    163    Charlestown, MA
 
Howard #3    Hunneman    1850    379    San Francisco, CA    6'    Engine was destroyed in the earthquake of 1906.

Howard #34    Smith    1856    New York, NY    8"

Howard #34    Smith    New York, NY    6 1/2"

Howard #7    Thayer    1837    Boston, MA    6 5/8"    Rebuilt in 1845 by Hunneman; sold in 1851.

Hubbardston #2    Hunneman    1838    179    Hubbardston, MA    Delivered to North Chelsea, MA (now Revere) as "PUTNAM"; traded to Hunneman, rebuilt,
                                                                        sold 5/7/1877 to Hubbardston, MA and renmaed current.

Hudson #1    Smith Hudson, MI    9"

Hudson Engine #1    Newsham Hudson, NY

Hudson River    Button    1863    578    Hudson, NY    10"    Delivered to Coxsackie,NY; to Springfield MA VFA in 1897; to the AMF in 1927.

Hunneman #1    Hunneman    1855    561    Ellsworth, ME    6 1/2"    5/12/1929 destroyed by vandals.

Hunneman #28    Hunneman    1812    28    U.S. NAVY    Engine was built for the U.S. Frigate United States; the ship was sunk in 1861; raised & scrapped.

Hunneman #31    Hunneman    1812    31    U.S. NAVY    This engine was built for the U.S. Frigate Chesapeake; ship was captured by British, broken up for scrap 1820.

Hunneman #35    Hunneman    1814    35    U.S. NAVY    Built for the U.S. Navy ship USS Independence; scrapped 1914.

Hunneman #37    Hunneman    1814    37    U.S. NAVY    Built for USS Washington; scrapped 1843.

Hunneman #53    Hunneman    1818    53    U.S. NAVY    Built for the USS Macedonian; broken up for scrap 1843.

Hunneman #7    Hunneman    1842    214    Cambridge, MA    Delivered to Harvard College.

Hyde    Great Barrington, MA.

Hydralion    Agnew    1826    Brunswick, ME

Hydralion #8    Crockett    1852    Portland, ME

Hydrant    Button    1867    Belfast, ME   9"        delivered to Bath, ME named "DELUGE#3"; to Pittsfield, NH; to Belfast, ME in 1873 and given it's current name

Hydrant    Cowing    Gardner, MA

Hydrant    Hunneman    1844    228    Belfast, ME    9"

Hydrant    Hunneman    1859    635    Holliston, MA    5 1/2"     Delivered to Framingham, MA as "NIAGARA #3"; sold to Holliston, MA VFA and given current name.

Hydrant #1    Hunneman    1839    188    Cambridge, MA    6"
 
Hydrant #1    Hunneman    1846    283    Milton, MA    6 5/8"    In active service until 1880s..

Hydrant #3    Hunneman    1859    638    Holliston, MA    5 1/2"     Delivered to Cambridge, MA as "CAMBRIDGE #1"; sold to Holliston, MA in 1869 for $800,
                                                                                                          and renamed current, In active service until 1897; still there.

Hydraulican #3    Howard & Davis    1849    Feltonsville, MA    See "HOUGHTON #2".

Hydraulion    Button    1857    Bristol, RI    10"    Delivered to Northfield, MN; to Bristol, RI in 1896 and given current name.

Hydraulion    A.D. Richmond    1836    Bristol, RI    5"     arrived new in Bristol in fall of 1836; taken out of service in 1896; was at museums in New Bedford and
                                                                                            Dartmouth, MA, now at Hydraulion Fire Station in Bristol. Was in movie Mr. North


Hydraulion    Thayer    1830    Gloucester, MA    6 1/2"

Hydraulion    Chicago, IL

Hydraulion #1    Button    1855    Providence, RI

Hydraulion #2    Agnew    1830    Fall River, MA    Double deck engine. Taken out of service in 1844.

Hydralion Eng Co 8    Merrick& Agnew    1827         was a Perkins single chamber suction engine. Company organized in 1827; number #8 in 1832; out of service 1848,
                                                                                      sold/disposed of 1858-59


Hydropath    Hunneman    1847    313    Brattleboro, VT    6"    Originally named "VERMONT"; renamed current in 1865.

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