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

 I    Button    1840    Inter Lake, NY    10"

I    Button    1857    454    Indianappolis, IN    10"

I    Button    1858    Indianapolis, IN    12 1/2"    Destroyed.

I    Button    1875    633    Seymour, IN    9 1/4"

I    Howe    1861    Odon, IN

I    Howe    1861    Denver, CO    Was in Anderson, IN at Howe Factory.

I    Pratt    1839    Fort Wayne, IN

Ilion    Ilion, NY

Illinois    Hunneman    1847    314    Peoria, IL    Destroyed.

Independence    Howard & Davis    1853    Acton, MA    6 1/2"    Delivered to Concord, MA; sold to Acton, MA in 1878.

Independence    Newsham    1772    New Bedford, MA

Independence    Button         1881     Concord, MA       Compnay disbanded in 1900, engine sold to Perkins & Co. for 2 horse combination wagon;
                                                                                       possibly named "WESTVALE #2" at one time


Independence #1    Merrick & Agnew    1834    New Bedford, MA    6 1/2"    Originally named "PHILADELPHIA #7"; Later renamed current; Original cost $750.

Independence #2    Hunneman    1849    358    Cohasset, MA    5 1/2"    Delivered to Cohasset, MA; to SPNEA in 1942; returned to Cohasset, MA, in 1980s;
                                                                                                                
 purchased by Cohassett Historical Society in 2006

Independence #3    Farnum        1847      1       Cincinnati, OH         Delivered 9/18/1847

Independence #3   Button    1878    Bradley, ME    9"    Delivered to Concord, MA; traded to Perkins &Co in 1900 for a haorse drawn combination wagon;
                                                                                        soldto Bradley, ME.

Independence #5    Hunneman    1853    484    Randolph, MA    Delivered to North Bridgewater, MA; sold to Randolph, MA in 1860.


Independent    Button    1891    735    Williamsburg, NY    9"

Independent    Button    1872    607    Brunswick, ME    9 1/4"    Scrapped in 1890.

Independent    Button    Columbus, SC    12 1/2"
 
Independent    Cowing    Bradford, Ontario    8"

Independent    Levi Taylor    Nassau County, NY

Independent #1    Jeffers    1861    Dayton, OH    10"    Double deck engine.

Independent #2    Cowing    1860    Toronto, Ontario

Independent #3    Button    Westminster, MA

Indian    Button    1851    Indian Orchard, MA    10"    Delivered to Bangor, ME as "EAGLE #3"; to Orono, ME,11/8/60 renamed "MONITOR";
                                                                                      to Indian Orchard, MA VFA. in 1904 and given current name in 1910; after 1915 it went to the HFM.

Indian   Button    1854   Indian Orchard, MA                Delivered to Bangor, ME named "ARMORY #4"; to Orono, ME and renamed "MONITOR"; to Indian Orchard, MA
                                                                                       in 1908 and given it's current name

Indian    Howard & Davis    1852    549    Gardner, MA    6"    Sold in 1915 to Indian Orchard, MA VFA and given current name; scrapped in 1917.

Inkerman    Hunneman    1855    548    Hong Kong, China    6"

Invincible    Jeffers    1856    Indianapolis, IN    10"

Invincible    Jeffers    1859    Spencerville, OH            delivered to Piqua, OH name not known; sold to Spencerville in 1883 given it's current name

Irad    Ferry #12    Cowing    1860    New Orleans. LA


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