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

V    Hunneman    1856    580    Victoria, British Columbia    6"

Valley Forge    Greenport, NY

Vandowenock    Newton, NY

Van Wert    Button    1871    597    Van Wert, OH    9"    At Central Mutual Ins. Co Museum, Van Wert, OH.

Vergennes #2    Cowing    1854    Vergennes, VT    4"

Vermont Central RR    Hunneman    1851    419    Northfield, VT    6"

Veteran    Hunneman    1849    360    Nashua, NH    6"    Delivered to Nashua, NH as "Niagara". sold to Lakeport, NH in 1874; sold to the Nashua, NH VFA in 1890
                                                                                           and given it's current name.

Veteran    Hunneman    1855    552    Niagara Falls, NY    6 1/2"    Delivered to Niagara Falls, NY as "NIAGARA #2"; sold to Buffalo, NY VFA and given it's current name.

Veteran    Jeffers    1863    New York, NY    10"    Delivered to Brooklyn, NY as "GENERAL PUTNAM"; 1872 to Vinal Haven, ME in 1872 renamed "E. P. WALKER";
                                                                                 to Marlborough, MA renamed "TORRENT #1"; sold to Charlestown, MA VFA, in 1884, renamed current.
                                                                                 Used for musters until 1912. Currently at NYCFM.

Veteran    Smith    1856    Hingham, MA    10"    Delivered to Geneva, NY; sold to Phelps, NY in 1867; traded to American Fire Engine Co. of Seneca FAlls, NY;
                                                                              sold to Hingham, MA VFA; sold to H.V. Smith Museum, NYC in 1938.

Veteran    Jeffers    1850    Louisville, KY    10"    Delivered to New Abany IN "MOHAWK"; to Jeffersonville, IN 1865; to Louisville KY VFA in 1896.
                                                                                Restored and given current name; to Filson Club Louisville KY 1921. Double deck engine.

Veteran #1    Jeffers    1858    New Bedford, MA    Original maker unknown; rebuilt in 1858 by Jeffers and delivered to New Bedford, MA and given current name.

Veteran #2    Hunneman    1838    184    New Orleans, LA    Delivered to Waterville, ME; now property of CIGNA on loan to Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans. LA.

Veto    Thayer   1845    Woburn, MA    6"

Veto #2    Thayer    1798    Groveland, MA    5"    Delivered to Roxbury, MA as "TORRENT"; to Bradford, MA in 1828 renamed "ENGINE #2"; in 1850 given current name;
                                                                                 to Groveland, MA when it annexed from Bradford, MA.

Victor    Rumsey    St. Clements, Ontario, Canada    4"    Still there.

Victor     Button       1851    Geneva, NY    10"

Victor #1    Hunneman    1856     575    Newmarket, NH    8"    Delivered to Kendall's Mill, Fairfield, ME; to Worcester, MA VFA; to Hubbardston, MA,
                                                                                                    to Franklin Reed in 1966; sold to V. Jarosz of Newmarket, NH in 1991.

Victor #2    Hunneman    1857    600    Hampton, VA    6"    Delivered to Natick, MA; sold to Hampton Institute, Hampton, VA.

Victoria    Hunneman    1846    302    Belleville, Otario, Canada    5 1/2"

Victory    Hunneman    1845    268    Cincinnati, OH    6"    operated Western Hose #3; became Western FC #14 1851;Traded to Hunneman in 1852 for new engine H#459

Victory Fire Co 1   Rumsey    1868        Raleigh, NC

Vigilance    Hunneman    1851    436    Dayton, OH    5 1/2"

Vigilant    Agnew    1853    Philadelphia, PA.

Vigilant    Button    1860    538    Shippenburg, PA    9 1/4"
 
Vigilant    Hunneman    1818    52    Washington, DC    Engine was owned by Vigilant Fire Co.

Vigilant    Hunneman    1853    486    Massillion, OH    5"    Now at Massillion Museum.

Vigilant    Jeffers    1850    Charleston, SC    10"    Double deck engine.

Vigilant    Chase & Seymour    1834    Cincinnati, OH                operated by Fame FC#5

Vigilant #6  Newsham    1794        Portland, ME        purchased by Portland in 1794 for 100 lbs, was Portland's second engine company; renumbers #6 in 1832;
                                                                                     disposed of in 1845 (Portland was part of Massachusetts till 1820)


Vigilant #13    Dennison    1862    Newark, NJ    8 3/4"    Delivered to Newark, NJ as "LIBERTY #1", name changed to current 1862; sold in 1866 for $350.

Vigilant #13    Smith    1851    Newark, NJ    8 1/2"    Orininally named "WASHINGTON #3"; given current name 9/11/1862; sold in 1863 for $150.

Vigilant #3    Augusta, GA

Vigilant Eng Co 1    Gleason & Bailey            E. Rockaway, NY

Vigo #2    Button    1858    Ladoga, IL    Delivered to Terre Haute, IN; sold to Ladoga, IL; still there (1904)
.
Vigo #2    Hunneman    1854    536    Washington, DC    5 1/2"    Delivered to Terre Haute, IN; now at Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC.

Vinton #1    Button     1873       620       Vinton, IA    9 1/4"           At Vinton, IA

Virginia Engine #1    Button    1861    Virginia City, NV    9 1/4"    Delivered to Virginia City, NV; sold to Gardenville Fire Department in 1896; to Parker Lyons Museum,
                                                                                            Arcadia, CA in 1930; current location unknown.

Vixen    Gleason & Bailey    1895    Derry, NH    10"    Delivered to Lowell, MA; to Somersworth, NH in 1903; to Salmon Falls, NH; to Berwick, ME;
                                                                                        to Newburyport, MA in 1974; to Derry, NH in 1976. NESVFL Champs 1926, 1931, 1935, 1938 and 1946.


Volant #1    Thayer    1794    Gloucester, MA

Volunteer    Hunneman    1822    76    New Orlean, LA

Volunteer    Hunneman    1850    406    Pictou, Nova Scotia    5 1/2"

Volunteer    Hunneman    1854    521    Manchester, NH    5 11/16"    Delivered to Boston, MA as "BARNICOAT #11"; sold to Ipswich, MA in 1861, sold to Cranston, RI
                                                                                                              in 1889 and given current name; sold to Spofford, NH in 1912; sold to J. Fillieul, Manchester, NH;
                                                                                                               scrapped 1920.

Volunteer    Leslie    Newburyport, MA
 
Volunteer    Rumsey    1832    Sheepescott, ME    4"

Volunteer    Thayer    1797    Brewster, MA    5"    Delivered to Northborough, MA; on loan from SPNEA to NEFHM then back to Northborough.

Volunteer #1    Howard & Davis    1854    Lynn, MA    Originally number "#8", changed in 1854; damaged in a fire 1859 and rebuilt by Howard & Davis.

Volunteer #2    Button    1873    619    Dearborn, MI    9 1/2"    Delivered to Amesbury, MA; to West Newbury, MA in 1920's or 1930's; to HFM.; still there.

Volunteer #2    Hunneman    1833    147    Malden, MA

Volunteer #4    Button    1854    370    East Greenwich, RI    Delivered to Peabody, MA; to Derry, NH in 1883; to Central Falls, RI in 1891; to East Greenwich, RI in 1913.
                                                                                                NESVFL Champs 1891, 1892, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1934, 1936 and 1937; NESVFL Class A Champs 1947, 1954,
                                                                                                1959 and 1960.

Volunteer #7    Hunneman    1861    661    Palmetto, CA    6 1/2"    Delivered to San Francisco, CA; now at Palmetto, CA Fire Station.

Volunteer #8    Button    1855    377    Danvers, MA    10"

Volunteer #8    Thayer    1824    Lynn, MA    5"

Votary #3    Hunneman 1   848    351   Rockport, MA    5 1/2"    Scrapped 1942.

Vulture #4    Howard & Davis    1849    Chelsea, VT    5 5/8"    Delivered to Quincy, MA; sold to Chelsea, VT in 1884.

 

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