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

P    Button    1855    Palmer, MA
 
P    Button    1860    546    Portland, OR    9 1/4"

P    Button    1863    Reading, MI    10"

P    Button    1856    433   Pittsburg, PA

P    Button    1910    734   Philadelphia, PA

P    Hunneman    1805    9    Petersburg, VA

P    Hunneman    1814    34    Portsmouth, NH

P    Hunneman    1815    38    Pittsfield, MA    Built for the Navy Yard.

P    Hunneman    1821    70    Portsmouth, NH    Built for the Navy Yard.

P    Hunneman    1835    159    Puerto Rico    Shipped from Newburyport.

P        1760s        Portland, ME        engine purchased in the 1760s housed in new engine house on Middle St in the Town of Falmouth, MA now the pininsula section of the
                                                         City of Portland. This engine was placed on some sort os Casson to be take to fires. The engine and engine house were destroyed during
                                                          the Revolutionary War on 0/23/1775 when the British navy with 4 vessels can into the Harbor and fired upon the town and sailors came
                                                          ashore and set fire to the town of Falmouth destroying nearly 3/4 of the town
                                                          (all info & maps on record in Maine Historical Society and PFD)


P.G. Six    Portland, OR

Pacific    Button    Augusta, GA    10"

Pacific    Button    Central Falls, RI.    10"

Pacific    Button    Manchester, VT    9 5/8"   to Chicopee, MA; to Manchester, VT, was in firehouse basement 1943

Pacific    Howard & Davis    1850   Brockton, MA    5 1/2"    Delivered to Stoughton, MA ; sold to Montello, MA (Brockton); scrapped in 1929.

Pacific    Jeffers    Manchester, VT    10"

Pacific            1844            Cincinnati, OH                operated by Northern FC#7

Pacific    Factory Point, NY

Pacific #1   Button    1854    Chicopee, MA    10"    Delivered to Waterloo, NY; purchased by Chicopee, MA VFA in July 1901 from Harry Holmes of New London, CT.
                                                                                  Could have been "NEW LONDON" from New London, CT at one time; acquired by SPNEA.. It was purchased at
                                                                                   auction and donated back to Chicopee, MA Fire Dept and restored in 1990. Currently on display in Chicopee, MA.


Pacific #2    Button    Chicopee, MA    9"

Pacific #2    Hunneman    1853    483    Middletown, CT    6"

Pacific #3    Hunneman    1866    686   Scottsdale, AZ    5"    Delivered to Camden, ME; once owned by Mrs. E.S. Oberton of West Rockport, ME; now at the
                                                                                                 Hall of Flame, Scottsdale, AZ.


Pacific #4    Button    1858    Ludlow, MA    10"    Delivered to Augusta, ME; to West Paris, ME; to a private individual; to Lincoln, ME; descovered in Lawrance MA
                                                                                around 1900; to Ludlow, MA in 1909, there until 1940; to SPNEA; to B. Blackadar of Framingham, MA in 1989.

Pacific #8    Jeffers    1858    Dayton, OH    10"

Pacific #9    Hunneman    1854    537    South Paris, ME    6 1/2"    Delivered to Portland, ME 1/2/1855 cost $1250; company disbanded 1/1/1865;
                                                                                                           sold to South Paris, ME in
1866; still there.

Palmeto    Button    1859    501    Columbus, SC    10"

Palmetto Fire Co.    Hunneman    1868    651    Charleston, SC    6 1/2"    Destroyed by fire from a gunboat.

Papeete    Hunneman    1852    452    Columbia, CA    7"    Delivered to Brooklyn, NY as "PHENIX #12"; traded in 1855 to Hunneman; sold 1856 to King Kama-ha-maha of
                                                                                             the Sandwich Islands (now Hawaiian Islands), named current name and shipped to San Francisco, CA. Crew
                                                                                              jumped ship upon arrival for the Gold Rush; later the engine was put into service in San Francisco, CA during a
                                                                                              large fire; 1860 it was put in service in Columbia, CA. Now part of the Mother Lode Restoration exhibit.

Pariree Bud    Jeffers    Bloomington, IL

Pasaconway    Button    1855    384    Seabrook, NH    10"       Delivered to Westfield, MA as "ROUGH & READY"; to Danvers, MA in 1874 and renamed " OCEAN #3;
                                                                                                   to Shirley, MA 1878 and renamed " L.P. WOODS"; to Clinton, MA in 1880 and renamed
                                                                                                  "G WALTER GOSS"; to Westminster, MA in 1882 renamed "GEN. MILES"; to Quincy, MA in 1919
                                                                                                   and renamed "GEN. EDWARDS"; to E. Milton MA in 1926; to Seabrook, NH in 1948 named current name;
                                                                                                   destroyed by fire 8/28/1963.

Paskamansett    Hunneman    1850    392    New Bedford, MA    Delivered to Lowell, MA as "EXCELSIOR #1"; sold to Smith Mills, New Bedford, MA and given current
                                                                                                       name.

Passaic Hose #1    Patterson, NJ    Gooseneck engine.

Patriote #1    Hunneman    1872    719    Cape Haytein    4"

Paul Revere    Button    1855    375    Revere, MA  9"    Delivered to Poughkeepsie, NY as "CATARACT #2"; to Wapping Falls, NY in 1881 renamed
                                                                                         "J.W. JOHNSON #9"; to Revere, MA in 1904 and given current name; to Newburyport, MA in 1930, parts used to
                                                                                          restore "Tiger #6" B#348, then scrapped.


Pegasus    Douglas    1863    Arden, CA    4 1/2"

Pejepscot    Button    1877    649    East Somerville, MA    Delivered to Ware, MA as "OREGON"; to Otter River in 1881; to Templeton, MA; to Topsham, ME in 1911
                                                                                             and given it's current name; to Gardner, MA; to E. Somerville, MA in 1914.

Pejepscot    1847    Pejepscot, ME

Pejepscot #1    Button    Topsham, ME    9 1/4"   Delivered to Taunton, MA as "NIAGARA #1"; to Topsham, ME in 1896; given current name in 1912.

Pellican    Button    1882    682    Pella, IN    9 1/2"

Penfield    Gleason & Bailey                Penfield, PA

Penobscot #1    Hunneman    1854    534    Searsport, ME    5"    Engine is at Searsport Marine Museum.

Peoria #1    Hunneman    1846    305    Peoria, IL    5"    Destroyed in 1872.

Peoria #4    Peoria, IL

Pepperell #1    Button    1858    483   Pepperell, MA    9 1/4"    Delivered to Jackson, MS as "GEM #4" to Pepperell, MA in 1880's and given current name; to Newbury, MA
                                                                                                      in 1940; to SPNEA in 1962; to Pepperell, MA in 1989.

Pernambuco    Cowing    1860    Brazil

Perseverance #13    Cowing    1860    New Orleans, LA    6 1/2"

Perseverance #4    Hunneman    1807    15    Lynn, MA    Sold to Nahant, MA in 1848.

Perseverance    Newsham    1763    Bethlehem, PA

Perseverance        1840                    Raleigh, NC

Petersham #1    Button    1858   Petersham, MA     8"    Acquired by SPNEA in 1946;  sold at auction to Petersham, MA in 1989.

Peterson #31    Jeffers    1859    Fort Monroe   10"    Delivered to New York, NY; to Ft. Monroe in 1862 or 63.

Phelps #1    Button    1851    Phelps, NY    10"    Delivered to Geneva NY as "FIRE KING"; sold to Phelps and given current name.

Phenix    Thayer    1798    Topsham, ME    5"    Delivered to Bowdoinham, ME; to Androscoggin VFA Museum, Topsham, ME; now at Bowdoinham, ME.

Phil Sheridan #1    Button    1888    Sheridan, WY    10"        Purchased by Sheridan, WY in 1888; at Sheridan County Museum

Philadelphia Hose    Lyons    Philadelphia, PA

Phillips Academy #1    Hunneman    1822    83    Andover, MA    Delivered to Phillips Academy, Andover, MA; sold to Hunneman for a new engine H#404 in 1850.

Phillips Academy #2    Hunneman    1850    404    Andover, MA    5 1/2"    At Phillips Academy.

Phineas Pendleton    Button    1894    745    Searsport, ME    9"

Phoenix    Button    Was in Marblehead, MA; to Marlborough, MA with $300 for OKO handtub.

Phoenix    Jeffers    Marblehead, MA    10"

Phoenix    Thayer    1842    Dedham, MA

Phoenix #1    Hunneman    1858    629    Norwalk, OH    6"

Phoenix #1    Van Ness    Waterville, CT

Phoenix #12    Hunneman    1855    558    Brooklyn, NY    8"    This engine replaced H#452; sent to Sandwich Islands.

Phoenix #2    Hunneman    1881    745    Richibucto, New Brunswick    5"    Last hand engine manufactured by the Hunneman Co.

Phoenix #2    Jeffers    Cleveland, OH    9"

Phoenix #2    Button            Richmond, VA   10"                 there in 1857

Phoenix #3    Button    1857    Whitehall, NY    10"

Phoenix #3    Button    1857    Richmond, VA    10"

Phoenix #3    Jeffers    1858    Charleston, SC    10"

Phoenix #3    Smith Hartford, CT    6 1/2"

Phoenix #4    Button     1857   462    New York, NY            to Brooklyn, NY; to Middletown, NY; to the Home Fire Insurance Co. New York, NY

Phoenix #4    Hunneman    1849    370    Augusta, GA    5 1/2"

Phoenix #4    Jeffers    Cleveland, OH    9"

Phoenix #4    Newsham    New Bedford, MA    Delivered to Boston, MA known as "JOLLY ROPE MAKER"; to New Bedford, MA in 1808.

Phoenix #4    1808    New Bedford, MA

Phoenix #5    Hunneman    1847    318    New Haven, CT    5 1/2"    Sold in 1863.

Phoenix #5    Rodgers    Detroit, MI    8"

Phoenix #5                    Cambridge, MA

Phoenix #6    Thayer    1840    Newmarket, NH    6"    Purchased by Brattleboro, VT; to Londonderry, NH; to So. Weymouth,MA; to Hingham, MA; rebuilt in 1867;
                                                                                        to Newmarket, NH in the 1990s.

Phoenix #6    Button    1860    Mobile, AL    10"

Phoenix #8    Hunneman    1859   648    New Orleans, LA    6"    Has intakes and outlets on both sides.

Picolet    Hunneman    1857    586    Cape Haytien    4"

Pilot        Agnew        1830        Cincinnati, OH                        operated by Independent FC#1; company disbanded 1853; was never part of the Cincinnati FD

Pilot #1    Hunneman    1857    588    Davenport, IA    7"    Engine shipped through New Orleans, LA then shipped up river to Davenport, IA. which took
                                                                                              4 weeks and 2 days.

Pilot Independent #1    1830            Cincinnati, OH

Pine Plug    Hubbard    1833    Gardner, MA    Rotary gear engine.

Pioneer    Button    1845    South Hadley Falls, MA

Pioneer #1    Cowing    1860    Detroit, MI    Now at Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI.

Pioneer #1    Hunneman    1857    591    Springfield, IL    5 1/2"

Pioneer #1    Jeffers    1860    Napa, CA    9"    Long Stream 199' 6"

Pioneer #11    Smith    1834    Wrentham, MA    Gooseneck engine; Delivered to Providence, RI as "PIONEER #8"; sold to Wrentham, MA in 1860 and renumbered.

Pioneer #3    Thayer    Waterville, MA    5 1/2"

Pioneer #3    South Roylston, MA

Pioneer #6    Hunneman    1844    242    Cambridge, MA    6"

Pioneer Fire Co.    Hunneman    1849    372    Mt. Pleasant, SC    6"    Delivered to Charleston, SC as "WASHINGTON FIRE CO"; sold to Mt. Pleasant, SC in 1860
                                                                                                               and given current name.

Piscataqua    Howard & Davis

Piscataqua    Hunneman    1836    166    Exeter, NH    Engine at the Exeter, NH Fire Department.

Pistol Creek    Rumsey    1882    Prineville, OR    4"

Pittsfield #1    Hunneman    1825    109    Pittsfield, ME    5"    Delivered to Beverly, MA as "BEVERLY #2"; sold to Pittsfield, ME in 1881 and given current name.

Pittsville       Geason & Bailey    1892    Pittsville, WI     4"     purchased by Pittsville in 1892 for $476; taken out of service after 1920; purchased by Milwaukee Museum
                                                                                                    for $8000 in early 1980s, restored; sold back to Pittsville for $8000 in 2002


Pleasant Valley    Thayer    Amesbury, MA    6"

Pocahontas    Button    1859    Rhinebeck, NY    10"

Pocahontas #49    Pine & Hartshorn    1853    New York, NY    7"    Capstan style engine.

Pocasset #1    Hunneman    1858    612    Edgewood, RI    5 1/2"    Delivered to Newmarket, NH as "GRANITE #2"; sold to Cranston, RI. and renamed "EDGEWOOD",
                                                                                                           to Knightsville, RI and given current name; later back to Edgewood, RI.

Poniente    Hunneman    1864    673    Santiago, Chile    8"    Received by the 3rd company of Volunteer Firefighters in Santiago in 1864. According to sources in Chile,
                                                                                                this engine carries a date of 1861. Still there in perfect working order.

Ponkapoaq #2    Hunneman    1829    132    Canton, MA

Pontoosie    Waterman    Pittsfield, MA    7 1/2"

Poplin Pump #1    Hunneman    1848    345    Freemont, NH    5"    Delivered to Windsor, VT as "ASCUTNEY #2"; to Freemont, NH in 1894 and
                                                                                                           renamed "POPLIN PUMP #1"; still there.

Portland                    1807            Portland, ME                                Wass in Massachusetts till 1820; sold in 1837

Portland #5    Crockett    1851    Portland, ME   6 1/2"                    delivered to Portland 2/17/1852 cost $1200; sold 1864/65

Portland #5    Thayer    1836        Portland, ME                                company organized 2/25/1837 cost $700; out of service in 1852 and sold


Potomac    Hunneman    1817    50    Washington, DC    Engine owned by Potomac Fire Co.; delivered to Georgetown which became Washington, DC.

Pow Wow    Button    1867    586    Framingham, MA    Delivered to Bath, ME as "TORRENT #2"; to Pittsfield, MA in 1874; back to Bath, ME in 1947
                                                                                        renamed "PETER NEWELL"; to Amesbury, MA in 1953 and renamed "POW WOW"; leased to Townsend, MA
                                                                                        in 1975 and renamed ECLIPSE #2"; back to Amesbury, MA in 1976;
                                                                                        in 1990s sold to B. Balckadar Framingham, MA.

Powhattan        1850                    Cincinnati, OH                operated by Mohawk FC#12

Premier    Troy, NY

President    Alleghany, PA

President Adams    Hunneman    1802   2    Boston, MA    Engine destroyed at a fire 2/7/1817.

Prineville    Button    1885    705    Prineville, OR

Protection    Button    Quincy, IL

Protection    Jeffers    Lockport, NY    10"

Protection    Ann Arbor, MI

Protection    Button    1857    459    N. Charleston, SC    9"        Part of the Americcan LaFrance Museum Collection, North Charleston, SC

Protection    Button                    Janesville, MI

Protection #1    Thayer    1850        Billerica, MA

Protection #1    Hunneman    1841    203    Sackets Harbor, NY    5"   purchased new by Sackets Harbor for $700; still there

Protection #1    Button    1853    339    Fishkill, NY    10"      There in 1985

Protection #1    Button    Schenectady, NY

Protection #1    Hunneman    1858    613    Battle Creek, MI    8"    Destroyed in a fire at it's engine house.

Protection #1    Hunneman    1859    647    Houston, TX    6"

Protection #1    Jeffers    1865    Newbury, MA    10"    Delivered to Jamacia, Long Island, NY as "EXCELSIOR #2"; to Brookville, MA in 1908 and given it's current
                                                                                         name; loaned to W. Quincy, MA in 1928; to Newbury, MA in 1948. NESVFL Class A Champs 1949, 1953, 1956,
                                                                                         1957, 1958, 1961, 1964, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1992 and 1996,


Protection #1    Roberts    Hartford, CT

Protection #1    Smith    1825    Detroit, MI    Served 30 years.

Protection #1    372    Palmer, PA    Was at Marlborough, MA at one time

Protection #2    Button    1857      Richmond, VA       9"

Protection #2    Button    1853    329    York, ME    10"    Delivered to Adrien, MI; to Quincy, MA 1878; to Marblehead, MA named "PHOENIX" 1894; to Amesbury, MA
                                                                                           in 1901; to York, ME 1928; still there.

Protection #2    Hunneman    1851    417    Bennington, VT    5"

Protection #2    Jeffers    Haverhill, MA    10"

Protection #2    Smith    1824    Middletown, NY    Delivered to New York City as "BLACK JOKE #38"; to Middletown, NY and given current name.

Protection #3   Jeffers   1856    Holliston, MA

Protection #5    Hunneman    1849   375    Newport, RI    Sold in 1859 for a new Jeffers engine.

Protection #5    Smith    1830    New York, NY    Also known as "OLD HONEY BEE".

Protection #5    Torboss & Van Ness    1853   Newark, NJ    8"    Rebuilt and some improvements made by Dennison; sold in 1865 for $250.

Protection #6    Button    1847    Brooklyn, NY    "Originally "EAGLE #6".

Protector    Agnew    1850    Brockton, MA

Protector    Button    Middletown, NY

Protector    Howard & Davis    1851    Billerica, MA    5 1/2"    Delivered to West Cambridge, MA (Belmont); sold to Billerica, MA.

Protector    Hunneman    1843    223    Nashua, NH    6"    Delivered to Nashville, NH as "NASHVILLE #1"; to Nashua, NH in 1852 and given current name; sold in 1874.

Protector    Hunneman    1852    453    Ogdensburg, NY    5"    Delivered to Ogdensburg Railroad.

Protector    Waterbury, CT

Protector #1    Hunneman    1841    204    Belmont, MA     delivered to Watertown, MA; went to Belmont when parts of Watertown became Belmont in 1859;
                                                                                             compnay disbanded in 1893


Protector #2    Hunneman    1857    597    Dorchester, MA    5 1/2"    Destroyed in a fire 1866.

Protector #2    Smith    1850    New York, NY

Protector #2    Thayer    1834    Newburyport, MA    5"    Cost $637.50.

Protector #2    Van Ness

Protector #2    Wright Jackson, MI
 

Protector #3    Jeffers    1851    Dearborn, MI    Delivered to Haverhill, MA as "TIGER"; to Rocks Village in 1873 and renamed current name; to HFM 1928.
                                                                            Double deck engine.

Protector #3    Jeffers    1856    Brockton, MA    10"    Delivered to Mobile, AL as TORRENT #5"; sold to N. Bridgewater, MA and given currnet name;
                                                                                       to Holstein, IA in 1891; 1898 re-built by American Fire Eng Co.; to Brockton, MA; NESVFL Champ 1916.

Protector #4     Hunneman     1852     454     Brunswick, ME     5"    Sold in 1871.

Providence #3    Jeffers    1849    Providence, RI    10"

Prudence Engine Co.    Hunneman    1850    412    Charleston, SC    6 1/2"    Originally named "WARD ENGINE #7".

Pulaski    Hunneman    1853    490    Little Rock, AK    5"

Pulaski #2    Hunneman    1850    382    Savannah, GA    6"    Sold in 1872.

Pumgustuck    Button    1885    704     Yarmouth, ME    9 1/4"

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