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

W  Button    1849    Waterbury, CT

W    Button    1859    500    Wilton Junction, IA    10"    Delivered to St. Clair, MI.

W    Button    1870    594    Westfield, WI    9"    Delivered to Berlin WI.

W    Button    West Hartford, CT

W    Button    1853   326   Waterford, NY   

W    Cowing    1860    Wellsville, NY

W    Hunneman    1818    54    Washington, DC
 
W    Hunneman    1818    56    West Point, NY    Delivered to the Military Academy there.

W    Hunneman    1820    64    Wilmington, NC

W    Hunneman   1821    71    Walpole, MA    Delivered to Wrentham MA mills; now at Walpole MA 1980.

W    Hunneman    1821    73    Dighton, MA    Delivered to Wellington, MA Cotton Mills; Wellington, MA became Dighton, MA.

W    Hunneman    1823    86    Wareham, MA

W    Hunneman    1824    101    Ware, MA    Delivered to the cotton mill.

W    Hunneman    1825       106 Wareham, MA

W    Hunneman    1825    110    Warren RI
 
W    1803    Wiscassett, ME    There 1999.

W. H. Cook    White Hall, NY

W.F. Bancon    White Hall, NY

Wacantuck #1    Hunneman    1854    503    Uxbridge, MA    5"

Waltham #1    Hunneman    1816    45    Waltham, MA    Delivered to Waltham Cotton mill.

Waltham #2    Hunneman    1829    130    Port Richmond, NY    Delivered to a Waltham, MA cotton mill; sold to Port Richmond, Staten Island, NY in 1904.

Wamesit #1     Hubbard    1833   Tewksbury, MA    Rotary gear engine. original cost $150; went to Lowell, MA when Lowell annexed the Belvidere section of Tewksbury,
                                                                                   name changed to "BELVIDERE #10"; removed from service; returned to Tewksbury in 1934
                                                                                   and given it's original name.


Wamesit #3   Hunneman    1845    269    Lowell, MA    Engine currently stored at the White Mountains Power Co. Merideth, NH.
 
Wantastiquet #1    Hunneman    1862    664    Jamaica, VT    4"    At the Jamaica, VT Fire Station.

Ward Engine #1    Hunneman    1846    303    Charlestown, SC    6"

Ward Engine #10    Hunneman    1853   469    Charlestown, SC    7"

Ward Engine #11    Hunneman    1853    496    Charlestown, SC    6 1/2"

Ward Engine #3    Hunneman    1848    342    Charlestown, SC    6 1/2"    Originally named "AETNA".

Ward Engine #4    Hunneman    1846    304    Charlestown, SC    6"

Warner #1    Hunneman   1824    95    Warner, NH.    4 1/2"    Delivered to the cotton mills.

Warren Button    1860    527    Pepperell, MA    10"    Delivered to Roxbury, MA; sold to Boston Woven Hose Co. in 1864; to Ipswich in 1865; to Pepperell, MA in 1896;
                                                                                       still there. NESVFL Class A Champ 1974.

Warren #12    Boston, MA

Warren #4    Hunneman    1835    164   Long Beach, CA    Delivered to Charlestown, MA; sold to Marysville, CA in 1850; to Carson City, NV in 1863;
                                                                                             sold to T.C. Wholbuck, San Jose, CA; later to HFM; sold to Long Beach, CA in 1947.

Warren #4    Hunneman    1861    663   Ellsworth, ME    7"    Delivered to Charlestown, MA; sold in 1867 to Derry, NH; sold in 1916 to Plaistow, NH; still there.

Washington    Button    Calais, ME    10"

Washington    Howard & Davis    1850    Haverhill, MA    6 1/2"

Washington    Hunneman    1829    131    Georgetown, MA    Delivered to Medford, MA as "JACKSON No.3"; sold to Georgetown, MA given current name.

Washington    Hunneman    1851    423    Augusta, GA    6"

Washington    Jeffers    1858    Xenia, OH    10"

Washington    Jeffers    1860    Greenville, SC    10"    Delivered to Charleston, SC; to Greenville in 1866.

Washington    Jeffers    Peabody, MA    9"

Washington    Sickles    New Haven, CT

Washington    Wright    Chicago, IL    6"

Washington    Young    1840

Washington                               Hanover, PA    5 3/4"        originally purchase by Baltimore FD and named "GAZELLE"; on 7/4/1848 BFD attended a parade for the laying
                                                                                            of the cornerstone of the Washington Monument and the engine was renamed "WASHINGTON"; purchased by
                                                                                            Hanover FC #1 used in 1856 for $450; in a museum in Hanover.


Washington #1    Button    1855    Dubuque, IA    Delivered to Dubuque, IA cost $1000; sold to Marshalltown, IA in 1872; to Blairtown IA; to State Center in 1866;
                                                                               back to Dubuque in 1908


Washington #1    Button    1856    409    Mechanicsburg, PA    9 1/4"

Washington #1    Button    1857    Milford, MA    10"

Washington #1    Button    1874    625     North Kingstown, RI    Delivered to Milford, MA; sold to North Kingston, RI in 1885. NESVFL League Champ 1921,
                                                                 Class A Champs 1963 and 1965.

Washington #1    Button    1858    Middlebury, VT    9"

Washington #1    Button    1874    Medford, MA    10"

Washington #1    Button    Pittsfield, MA    Delivered to Schaghticoke, NY; to Pittsfield, MA in 1915.

Washington #1    Hunneman    1836    170    Provincetown, MA    5"    At the Pilgrim Monument Museum, Provincetown, MA.

Washington #1    Hunneman    1849    366    Milford, MA    5"    Delivered to Milford, MA; sold to Mendon, MA, later sold back to Milford, MA.

Washington #1    Hunneman    1854    502    Dubuque, IA    6"

Washington #1    Jeffers    1852    Brooklyn, NY

Washington #1    Jeffers    Norwood, MA    9"

Washington #1    Thayer    1839    Weymouth, MA

Washington #1    Rumsey            Washington, NC                    There in 1891

Washington #1    Gleason & Bailey                Slinger, WI                In museum in Slinger

Washington #1     Farnum    1847    2        Cincinnati, OH

Washington #1    P.Lyons    1813              Cincinnati, OH                Was operated by Washington FC#1; now at Cincinnati Fire Museum

 
Washington #16    Hunneman    1844    241    Greenfield, NH    Delivered to Worcester, MA; sold to St. Albans. VT; sold to Greenfield, NH in 1905; scrapped 1928.

Washington #2    Button    1878    659    West Quincy, MA    9 1/4"    Delivered to Brookville, MA; to W.Quincy, MA 1924; Scrapped 1942.

Washington #2    Button Rockford, IL    There in 1860.

Washington #2    Cowing    1876    Georgetown, MA    9"    Original owner unknown, original name "TIGER"; bought by Newburyport, MA VFA in 1894-5; sold to
                                                                                               Georgetown, MA in July 1897 and given current name; partially destroyed in a fire in 1915; remains sold to
                                                                                                a Newburyport junk dealer.

Washington #2    Hunneman    1824    94    Newton, MA    Purchased by the Iron Works known as Newton Factories.

Washington #2    Hunneman    1843    225    Chelsea, MA    5 1/2'

Washington #2    Hunneman    1856    577    Delaware, OH    5"    Sold in order to purchase steam engine in 1874.

Washington #2    Hunneman    1857    602    Kennebunk, ME    Delivered to Rutland, VT; to Kennebunk, ME; destroyed in 1927.

Washington #2    Thayer    Gardner, MA    7 1/2"

Washington #2    Rumsey                Washington, NC               There before 1891

Washington #20    Cowing    1860    New Orleans, LA

Washington #3    Howard & Davis    1853    Woburn, MA    Traded in 1877 for hose.

Washington #3   Hunneman    1850    390    Epping, NH    6 1/2"    Delivered to Medford, MA; sold to Epping, NH in 1874.

Washington #3    Smith    1797    Newark, NJ    Bucket tub; originally named "LIBERTY #1"; converted to a suction engine 1819 and given current name; sold to
                                                                            Atha Company of Newark in 1851

Washington #3    Thayer    1802    Boston, MA    5"

Washington #3    Thayer    1836    Boston, MA    6 5/8"    Rebuilt by Hunneman in 1845, sold in 1849.

Washington #3    Jeffers    1852    St. Louis, MO    10"    Double deck engine.

Washington #4    Button    1858    Saratoga Springs, NY    10"    Delivered to Lansingburg, NY; to Saratoga Springs, NY.

Washington #5    Hunneman    1826    121    Georgetown, MA    Delivered to Charlestown, MA; traded to Hunneman and rebuilt; sold to Georgetown, MA in March 1860.

Washington #5     Smith    1830    Hartford, CT    Gooseneck engine.

Washington #6    Hunneman    1855   560    Memphis, TN    8"

Washington #8    Smith            1859            Cedarburg, WI            Delivered new to Milwaukee, WI; sold to Cedarburg in 1862

Washington #9    Hunneman    1848    344    Savannah, GA    Sold in 1868 as partial payment for a steam engine.

Washington #9                                              Cambridge, MA            Privately owned by the Boston & Lowell Railroad.; disbanded in 1864.

Washington Volunteer    Button    1855    Chicago, IL    At Science and Industry Museum, Chicago, IL.

Washington Volunteers    Button    1855    381    LaCenter, WA    9 1/2"    Delivered to New York, NY; at Treemansburg, NY from 1912 to Aug. 1981; sold at auction at
                                                                                                                         Elliot, ME to Thomas Wainwright of Bethlehem, PA for $6000; sold to D. Blackburn of
                                                                                                                         LaCenter, WA. in 1990, still there


Washingtonian #2    Hunneman    1847    335    Fitchburg, MA    6"    Sold in 1860.

Wasloe Engine    Button    1863    Bellevue, IN    9 1/2"    Delivered to Virginia City, NV; sold to Reno, NV in 1875 for $880.; sold to Bellevue, IN.

Watatic    Hunneman    1842    209    Ashby, MA    5 1/2"    Delivered to Newton, MA as "NONANTUM #5"; sold to Greenville, NH lumber mill in 1873, sold Ashby, MA
                                                                                                in 1899 and given current name.

Watchamaket    Jeffers    1863    East Providence, RI    10"    Delivered to Taunton, MA as "UNION #1"; to Providence, RI VFA in 1889.

Water Witch    American Hydraulic    1800    Waldoboro, ME Rotary type engine.

Water Witch    Button    1858    489    Framingdale, NY

Water Witch    Button    Waterloo, IA    9 1/4"

Water Witch    Button    Quincy, IL

Water Witch    Button    Beliot, WI

Water Witch    Button    Janesville, WI

Water Witch    Howard & Davis    1859    Bowdoinham, ME    6 1/2"    Delivered to Dedham, MA; sold in 1886 Bowdoinham, ME; to Auburn, ME;
                                                                     returned to Bowdoinham in 1965.


Water Witch    Smith    Providence, RI

Water Witch    1798    Waldoboro, ME    Bucket tub.

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

Water Witch    Button    1885    713        Bennington, VT            at Bennington, Museum


Water Witch #1    Hunneman    1857    606    Jacksonville, IL    6"
 
Water Witch #11    Bisbee & Edwards    1840    Lowell, MA    6"    Delivered to Lowell Machine Shops, Lowell, MA; disposed of in 1851.

Water Witch #2    Hunneman    1825    107    Reading, MA

Water Witch #2    Hunneman    1850    399    Niagara Falls, NY    4 1/2"    At Niagara Falls Historical Society.

Water Witch #2    Hunneman    1860    657    New Ipswich, NH    4"    Sold to Franklin Reed in 1944; destroyed in a fire 1972; Remains purchased by V. Jarosz 1999.

Water Witch #2    Roberts    1854    Lee, MA    10 1/4 "    Delivered to Lee, MA; sold to F.D. Newton VFA of Southborough, MA in 1960;
                                                                                             sold back to Lee, MA 8/25/2001.

Water Witch #2    S.Thayer    1824    Lexington, MA    5"    Delivered new to Quincy, MA named "ADAMS#2"; sold to Lexington in 1830 and name changed to current.

Water Witch #4    Hunneman    1832    137    Dedham, MA

Water Witch #6    Smith    1834    Providence, RI    5"    Sold in 1866. Possibly a gooseneck engine.

Water Witch #6    Thayer    1814    Providence, RI    5"    Originally named "EAGLE"; sold in 1854.

Water Witch Independent #1    1830                    Cincinnati, OH

Webster #13    Hunneman    1854    519    Boston, MA    5 11/16"

Weccacoe    Agnew    Baltimore, MD    Purchased by the U.S. Army.

Western    Hunneman    1853    482    Shelbourne, VT    6"    Delivered to Worcester, MA as "RAPID #2"; sold to Brattleboro, VT and given current name;
                                                                                                 now at Shelbourne, VT.

Westminster #1    Hunneman   1855    557    Newton, MA    5 1/2"    Delivered to Westminster, MA; was at Edaville Fire Museum, S. Carver, MA; now in Newton, MA.

Westminster #1    Button                Westminster, MA

Wetumka    Gleason & Bailey    1894    Warwick, RI    10"    Delivered to Riverpoint Fire Co., Warwick, RI as "RIVERPOINT"; to Oakland Beach, RI VFA; scrapped 1940,
                                                                                                  sold to junk dealer for $40; last at Norwood, RI.

White Angel    Button    1894    746    Amesbury, MA    10"    Delivered to Salem, MA, to Everett in 1941 renamed "CAPT HUNT"; to Amesbury, MA in 1952; still there.
                                                                                                  Original cost $1750. Built expressly for muster competition, never saw fire service.

White Angel    Button    1855    378    Salem MA         See "MANHAN"

White Ghost    Torboss    1856    New York, NY    8 1/2"

Whitehall #3    Button                Whitehall, NY

Wickwackett    Cowing    Greenwich, NY    Delivered to Rutland, VT as "RUTLAND #1"; sold to Greenwich, NY in 1912 and given current name.

Wide Awake    Wright    Chicago, IL

Willet's Point #6    Agnew  New York, NY

William Hill #2    Hunneman    1859    637    North Berwick, ME    Delivered to Biddeford, ME as "PIONEER #2"; sold to N. Berwick, ME and given current name.
                                                                                                            NESVFL 1948 Class B Champ.

Williamsburg #1    Holland    1810    Haydenville, MA    4"

Wilmington #1    Hunneman    1867    696    Wilmington, SC    6"

Wilton    Wilton Junction, IA

Windham #1    Rumsey    1845    Windham Center, CT    4"

Winnacunnet #1    Button    1863    577   Hampton Beach, NH         Delivered to Michigan City, IN as "GERMANIA"; to Jackson MI; 1902 to West Manchester, NH in
                                                                                                           1902; 1913 to Chelsea, MA; renamed "WINNISIMMETT"; 1948 to Bath, ME renamed
                                                                                                          "SAGADAHOC #2"; 1950 to Georgetown, MA; 1963 to Hampton Beach and named changed to
                                                                                                            current name; loaned in 1968 Seabrook, NH for musters; returned to Hampton Beach, NH in 1969;
                                                                                                             still there. NESVFL Champs 1917


Winnisimet    Jeffers    1859    Chelsea, MA    11"    Delivered to Mobile, AL as "TORRENT #5; to Macon, GA; to Colbert, GA and renamed "DEFIANCE";
                                                                                    to Winnisimet VFA Chelsea, MA in 1898; scrapped 1912.

Winona #1    Hunneman    1857    599    Winona, MN    6"

Winyah    Hunneman    1850    393    Georgetown, SC    4 1/2"

Witch #4    Hunneman    1857    589    Davenport, IA    7"    Destroyed by fire.

Wolverine    Detroit, MI

Woodbridge    Jeffers    Detroit, MI


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