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

N    Button    1855    New London, CT

N    Button    1874    Naperville, IL
 
N    Button    1878    658

N    Button    Nanaimo, Britsh Columbia

N    Cowing    Newmarket, Ont

N    Cowing    Newburyport, MA

N    Hunneman    1814    36    Northampton, MA    Delivered to woolen mills.

N    Hunneman    1821    68    Natchez, MI

N    Hunneman    1824    97    New Ipswich, NH    Destroyed in a mill fire in 1826.

N    Hunneman    1827    124    N. Bridgewater, MA

N    Hunneman    1833    145    Norfolk, VA    Delivered to the Navy Yard and used to pump air to a diving bell.

N    Hunneman    1844   251    New London, CT

N    Poole & Hunt 1854             New Jersey    Engine picture in Enjine-Enjine

N    Button    1857    45?        Niagara Falls, NY        at Niagara Falls Wax Museum

N    Button    1857                Cataract, NY


N.F. Dixon    Jeffers    1848    Westerly, RI.         See "RHODE ISLAND #1"

Naiad #2    Hunneman    1840    196    Yarmouth, Nova Scotia    Delivered to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; sold to Tusket Fire Dept. in 1880; returned to Yarmouth,
                                                                                                       now at Fireman's Museum.

Nameaug    Jeffers    1850    Johnston, RI    10"     See ROUGH & READY"

Nameaug    Jeffers     1850   Putnam, CT    10"                  See ROUGH & READY"

Narragansett    Button    1845    Assonet, MA    9"    Delivered to Warren RI; to Assonet, MA in 1857. there in 1991

Narragansett    Button    1857    Wickford, RI    10"

Narragansett    Button    1859    Templeton, MA
 
Narragansett #1    Holland    1829    Wickford, RI    Original cost $180; replaced by Hunneman engine H#309.

Narragansett #1    Hunneman    1847    309    Wickford, RI    4"

Narragansett #2    Jeffers    1859        Riverside, RI    10"        See "HERCULES #7"

Narragansett #2    Tenny & Jeffers    1869    Phillipsdale, RI         built by Tenny & Jeffers, it was an odd design with double qacting, triple jointed pumps.
                                                                                                        Was known both as "GRASSHOPPER" or as "Jeffers Folly"; sold to Phillipsdale, RI in 1906


Narragansett #6    Hunneman    1859    650    Templeton, MA    4 1/2"    At Templeton Historical Society.

Nashua #1    Smith    1853    Nashua, NH

Nashua #2    Hunneman    1850    391    Nashua, NH    6"    Delivered to Nashua, NH as "NASHUA #2"; became "JACKSON-TORRENT #2" in 1853;
                                                                                              renamed "INDIANHEAD #2" in 1855; renamed "MONROE #2" in 1857; later named "TORRENT #1";
                                                                                               scrapped in 1917

Nashville #1    Nashville, TN

Natick    Gleason & Bailey    1894    Natick, RI    10"    Turned over to the Natick, RI VFA in 1901; scrapped 1925.

Native #5    Moore    1836    Amesbury, MA    6"    Built by Alonzo Moore probably of Haverhill, MA. Built prior to 1836. Took part in a muster in Lynn, MA 9/15/1875.

Navy Yard #1    Hunneman    1857    583    Washington, DC    8"

Navy Yard #2    Hunneman    1857    582    Washington, DC    8"

Neptune    Button    1875    Lanark, IL    Delivered to Lanark, IL; sold in 1937 to the Fox Film Co. for the movie "In Old Chicago".

Neptune    Button    Circleville, OH           9"

Neptune    Hunneman    1803    4    Newbury, MA    Designed by Jacob Perkins, turned into Hunneman in 1844 for a new engine.

Neptune    Hunneman    1806    13    Portland, ME

Neptune    Hunneman    1820    63    Milford, NH    4"    At Milford, NH Central Fire Station.

Neptune    Hunneman    1851     433    Dayton, OH    5 1/2"

Neptune    Hunneman    1854    529    Melbourne, Australia    5 1/2"

Neptune    Hunneman    1872    725    Stonington, CT    4 1/2"    Delivered to Castine, ME as "HECTOR #3"; sold to Norwich, CT in 1882;sold to Stonington, CT
                                                                                                     and given current name.

Neptune    Jeffers                               Chicago, IL

Neptune    Jeffers    1863                   Hudson, NY                        delivered to Jamaica, NY; now at AMF 

Neptune    Silsby    1889    Sonoma, CA    7"    Cost $760.

Neptune    Smith    Hartford, CT    6 1/2"

Neptune    Waterman    Utica, NY    8"

Neptune    Wright   Jackson, MI    9"

Neptune    Wright    Jackson, NY

Neptune    Wright    Uprelante ?

Neptune    1853    Springfield, OH

Neptune    Jeffers    1857            Milwaukee, WI

Neptune    Smith    1837    Toledo, OH    At Toledo Firfighter's Museum.

Neptune    Chase & Seymour    1840        Cincinnati, OH                operated by Eagle FC#4 (formerly Franklin FC#4)

Neptune    Newsham    1787       Portland, ME                ordered by subscription by the new town of Portland (1786), engine house and company organized
                                                                                         for this new engine.


Neptune #1    Button    Ypsilanti, MI

Neptune #1    Hunneman    1853    478    Springfield, OH    5 1/2"    Sold to Marion,OH in 1865.

Neptune #1    Hunneman    1872    723    Leominster, MA    5 1/2"    Delivered to Leominster, MA as "UNION #3"; traded to Hunneman and rebuilt; sold to
                                                                                                             Stonington, CT in 1882 and given current name.


Neptune #1                                                Baldwinville, NY

Neptune #2    Roberts                            Troy, NY

Neptune #2    Button    Keene, NH

Neptune #2    Hunneman    1855    546    Winchester, NH    5 1/2"    Delivered to Keene, NH; sold in 1871 to Winchester, NH for $650.

Neptune #2    Hunneman    1858    620    Placerville, CA    6"

Neptune #2    Jeffers    Westfield, MA    9"          See "EDWIN R LAY"

Neptune #2    Smith    Auburn, NY    10"

Neptune #2    Van Ness    Greenport, NY   10"

Neptune #3    Jeffers    1861        Marblehead, MA    10"       See "EDWIN R. LAY"

Neptune #3    Hunneman    1847    325    Milwaukee, WI    6"    Traded to Jeffers in 1857 for a new engine.

Neptune #3    Hunneman    1854    515    Xenia, OH    5 1/2'    Sold in 1942 to Franklin Reed; destroyed in a fire 6/28/1972.

Neptune #3      Smith            1851            Cochecton, NY            delivered to Brooklyn, NY; to montecello, NY; to Cochecton, NY; still there

Neptune #4    Hunneman    1857    598    Quincy, IL    5 1/2"

Neptune #4    Hunneman    1867    691    Quincy, IL    6"
 
Neptune #6    Button    1858    Detroit, MI    12 1/2"

Neptune #6    Van Ness    Troy, NY    7"

Neptune #6     Smith    1845        Eastchester, NY                    sold to Tomkinsville, Staten Island, NY; later sold by Mr. Hartshorn to Washington Eng Co 1 village of
                                                                                                 Mt Vernon; to Eastchester in 1860


Neptune #8    Button    1856    Newburyport, MA    10"    Delivered to Newburyport, MA as "AGILE #6", cost $1300; renamed "NEPTUNE #8" in 1866;
                                                                                            destroyed in fire 11/9/1877.

Neptune #8    Button    1878    650    Newburyport, MA    10"    Delivered to Newburyport, MA; sold to Ipswich, MA in 1889 renumbered "#2";
                                                                                                      returned to Newburyport, MA in 1899 and renumbered "#8". NESVFL Champs in
                                                                                                      1950,1976,1980,1981,1982,1983,1984,1984,1990 and 1991.

Neptune #8    Leslie    1844    Newburyport, MA    6 1/2"

Nereid    Button    1885    Wakefield, NY    9"    Now at the Nereid Historical Society.

Nereide                1820    Cincinnati, OH                operated by Franklin FC#4; gone by 1834

Neshanic #1    Hunneman    1843    222    Neshanic, NJ    5 1/2"    Delivered to Burlington, VT as "BOXER"; sold in 1858 to East Arlington, VT;
                                                                                                          sold in 1958 to Neshanic, NJ VFD and still there.

Neshobe #1    Hunneman    1856    576    Brandon, VT    5"

New Brighton #4    Hunneman    1856    579    New Brighton, NY    6"

New Glasgow    Hunneman    1855    545    New Glasgow, Nova Scotia    5 1/2"

New Ipswich    Hunneman    1824    97    New Ipswich, NH    Delivered to the cotton mill in New Ipswich, NH; destroyed in a mill fire in 1826.

New London    Button    1854    Pheonix, AZ    10"    Delivered to Waterloo, NY as "PACIFIC #1"; to Chicopee, MA VFA in 1901; in possession of SPNEA 1966.
                                                                                    Now at HOF.

New Peoria    Button    Peoria, IL

New Richmond    Hunneman    1870    708    Oklahoma City, OK.    5"    Delivered to New Richmond, IN; was at NEFHM; sold to Oklahoma State Fire Museum.

New York #13    Smith    1791    New York, NY

Newichawannoe #3     Hunneman    1846    239    South Weymouth, MA    5"    Delivered to Salmon Falls Mfg. Co., Salmon Falls, NH; sold to Franklin Reed and
                                                                                                                             renamed "NEWICHAWANNOE";sold at auction 11/16/1991 to David Hoffman,
                                                                                                                             Chester, NH.


Newtown #1    Rumsey    1901    Newtown, CT

Niagara                                        Oxford, NY

Niagara    Button    1858    484    Kalamazoo, MI    10"    Engine is privately owned and could possibly be the same engine formerly of Champlain, NY.

Niagara    Button    1860    533    Crawfordville, IN    9 1/4"    Delivered to Terre Haute, IN; to Crawfordville, IN.

Niagara    Button    1857    454    Indianapolis, IN    10"     Still there

Niagara    Button    Lawrence, MA    10"

Niagara    Howard & Davis    1848    Windsor, VT    5"

Niagara    Howard & Davis    1850    Essex, MA

Niagara    Howard & Davis    1850    Manchester, MA    6 1/2"

Niagara    Howard & Davis    1853    Lawrence, MA

Niagara    Howard & Davis    1853    Woburn, MA    Originally named "STURGIS"; rebuilt in 1857 and given it's current name; traded as partial payment for hose in
                                                                                      1879; cost new $950, trade-in value $189.


Niagara    Hunneman     1810    23    Brunswick, ME    6"    At Pejepscot Historical Society.

Niagara    Hunneman    1848    352    Saco, ME    6"    Originally named "TORRENT #3"; still in Saco, ME under current name.

Niagara    Hunneman    1849    367    Oakland, CA    4 1/2"    Delivered to Meredith, NH as "LAKE VILLAGE", in May 1861 name changed to current; to
                                                                                                   Old Book Store in Portsmouth, NH in 1976; to Carl Lendl, Oakland, CA in 1977.

Niagara    Thayer    1828    Quincy, MA    5 1/2"

Niagara   Thayer   1829    Lowell, MA    Rebuilt in 1845 by Hunneman; sold in 1859.

Niagara    Thayer    Winchendon, MA

Niagara    Waterman    New Britian, CT

Niagara #1    Hunneman    1812    27    Windsor, VT    At Windsor VT Fire Station.

Niagara #1    Button    Ottowa, IL
 
Niagara #1    Howard & Davis    1847    500    Quincy, MA    First engine built by Howard & Davis.

Niagara #1    Hunneman    1822    79    Peabody, MA    Delivered to Danvers, MA; to South Danvers, MA in 1855 which became Peabody.

Niagara #1   Hunneman    1851    438    Memphis, TN    6"    Delivered to the Navy Yard.

Niagara #1   Hunneman    1857    593    Quincy, MA    6 1/2"    Destroyed in a fire 1/22/1872.

Niagara #1    Hunneman    1858    617    Niagara Falls, NY    6"

Niagara #1    Thayer    1797    Plymouth, MA   5"

Niagara #1    Thayer    1844    Quincy, MA    6 1/2"    Originally named "VULTURE"; rebuilt by Howard & Davis in 1849.

Niagara #2    Button    Chicago, IL

Niagara #2    Button    Providence, RI    In Providence in 1854.

Niagara #2    Hunneman    1846    278    Upton, MA   5 11/16    Delivered to Boston, MA as "PERKINS #16"; renumber "#2" in 1852; sold to Upton, MA in 1860
                                                                                                     and given it's current name.NESVFL Class B Champs 1947 and 1953. (This is a duplicate serial number)

Niagara #2    Hunneman    1852    446    Shelbourne Falls MA    6"    Delivered Manchester, NH, assigned to Hooksett, NH mills; sold to Shelburne Falls, MA;
                                                                                                              scrapped 1917.

Niagara #2    Jeffers    1859    Dayton, OH    11"    Possibly to Cambridge, MA as "DELUGE".

Niagara #2    Thayer    1809    Providence, RI    Sold in 1826.

Niagara #3    Button    1858    Effingham, IL    Delivered to Terre Haute, IN; sold to Effingham, IL, There in 1904.

Niagara #3    Button    1872    603    Brunswick, ME    10"    Delivered to Rockland, ME as "N.A. BURPEE #4"; to Brunswick, ME in 1878 renamed "NIAGARA #3";
                                                                                                 still there.

Niagara #3    Button Peru, IL    Delivered to Chicago, IL; to Morris, IL in 1861 for $689; to Peru, IL in 1873 for $800.

Niagara #3    Button    Dedham, MA    9 1/2"

Niagara #3    Button    Stoughton, MA    10"

Niagara #3    Hunneman    1846    299    Chicago, IL    6"

Niagara #3    Hunneman    1846    292    Needham, MA    5 1/2"    Delivered to Hingham, MA; sold to Needham, MA in 1884; scrapped 1917.

Niagara #3    Hunneman    1850    395    Prince Edward Island    6"    Delivered to Worcester, MA; sold to Prince Edward Island in 1874.

Niagara #3    Hunneman    1869    707    Brunswick, ME    5 7/8"    Delivered to Brunswick, ME; This engine was dumped into the Androscoggin River.

Niagara #3    Jeffers    1844    Framingham, MA    9"

Niagara #3    Thayer    1823   Cambridge, MA   When fire company disbanded, this engine went to the glass works in East Cambridge, MA for private service;
                                                                             later sold to Hunneman and broken up.

Niagara #3    Thayer    1840    Cambridge, MA

Niagara #3    Thayer    1850    Framingham, MA    6"    Rebuilt in 1859; sold in 1860 to Homer & Sprague and shipped to West Indies.

Niagara #4    Agnew    1856    New York, NY

Niagara #4    Hunneman    1844    250    Fall River, MA    5 1/2"    Engine was sold in 1862.

Niagara #4    Hunneman    1857    601    Millis, MA    4"    Delivered to Medway, MA; sold to Millis, MA in 1885; still there.

Niagara #4    Jeffers    1853    New Orleans, LA    9"

Niagara #4    Worth   1830    Scotia, NY    8 1/4"

Niagara #4    Jeffers    1853    ME    10"    Delivered to Fall River, MA; sold to somewhere in Maine in 1874 for $400.

Niagara #5    Van Ness            Newburg, NY

Niagara #6    Hartshorn    1863    Schoharie, NY    8"

Niagara #6    Waterman    1844    Springfield, MA    8 1/2"

Niagara #7    Jeffers    1857    Troy, NY     10"

Niagara #8    Hunneman    1850    413    Charleston, SC    6 1/2"    Originally named "WARD ENGINE #8".

Niagara #9    Bisbee    1836    Lynn, MA   Built by at a cost of $1000. Discarded in 1850.

Niagara #9    Leslie    Lynn, MA

Niagara #9    Thayer    1839     Lynn, MA

Niagara Eng Co 9    Thayer    1830    Portland, ME        arrived in July of 1830 named "NIAGARA", company organized 7/27/1830; numbered as Eng Co. 9 in 1832;
                                                                                         disposed of 1849


Niagara Hose #1    Cowing    New Britain, CT

Nickwackett        Cowing        Plattsburg, NY   

Nile #1    Hunneman    1855    544    Wiscasset, ME    5 1/2"    Destroyed in 1940.

Nile #2    Waterman    Niles, MI    8"

Niles    Button    Wiscasset, ME

No. 1    Hunneman    1850   409    Mexico City, Mexico    5"

No. 3    Thayer    1828    Haverhill, MA    5"

Nonantum    Button    1854    Assinnipi, MA    10"    Delivered to Waterville, ME as "WATERVILLE #3"; to Newton, MA in 1892 renamed "NONANTUM";
                                                                                   to Providence, RI in 1917. Became the property of SPNEA; Sold in 1989; NESVFL Champs 1896 and 1912.

Noodle Island    Button    East Boston, MA    10"

Norfolk #6    Hunneman    1861    662    Dearborn, MI    4 1/2"    Delivered to Dedham, MA stationed at the County Jail; to Westwood, MA in 1897. Now at HFM.

North Ridgeville    Rumsey   1835    North Ridgeville, OH    4"

North River    Button    1861    Coxsackie, NY   

Northern Liberty    Button    1857    North Harvey, IL    Delivered to Terre Haute, IN; to North Harvey, IL 1904; still there.

Northern Liberty    Button    1858    Indianapolis, IN    12 1/2"     Engine was destroyed

Northern Liberty #9    Allen    1853    Newark, NJ    8 1/2"    Originally named "LAFAYETTE #4"; given current name in 1863; taken out of service 1864;
                                                                                                  sold 1866 for $495.

Northern Liberty #9    Jeffers    1860    Newark, NJ    8 3/4"    Originally named "SOUTHWARK #11"; changed to current name 1866; sold in 1864 for $100.

Northern Liberty #9    Van Ness & Baird    1859    Newark, NJ    7"    In service until 4/10/1866; sold in 1866 for $494.

Novelty #8    Durfee    1835    New Bedford, MA    Rotary style engine; original cost $450; known as "OLD CIDER MILL".

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