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New Engine Arrives: 1922

RENEWED INTEREST OF HOSE COMPANY MEMBERS ANTICIPATED WHEN NEW MACHINES ARRIVES – ATTENDANCE AT MEETINGS AND DRILLS URGED. From the Larchmonter Times, January 11, 1922 When Hose Company No. 2 meets next Tuesday evening, the members will undoubtably have their first view of the splendid new apparatus of the company which has been on...
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Engine One Timeline

Engine One Timeline

1922: Larchmont votes to bond up to $10,000 for a new fire apparatus. 1923: The apparatus goes into service with the Hose Company. 1938: The apparatus is rebuilt and goes into service with the Engine Company. 1947: Engine One is retired and sold to collectors in upstate New York. 1950s: Engine One is sold...
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Introduction to Engine One

Introduction to Engine One

Engine One is a 1922 American LaFrance pumper that served Larchmont from 1923 to 1947. The Larchmont Fire Department sold the pumper in 1947, but in 2002, its volunteer fire companies together repurchased it from a Seattle, Washington family. In 2007, the companies donated the pumper and other memorabilia to the Larchmont Historical Society....
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After 55-Year Journey, Larchmont Fire Engine Comes Home

Reprinted from the Larchmont Gazette, May 2002. Larchmont Fire Engine One is back in Larchmont. The 1922 American LaFrance Pumper served Larchmont from 1922 to 1947, when it was sold off. On the death of its last owner, Seattle antique car collector Richard Cooper, the family contacted Larchmont’s Volunteer firefighters via Larchmont Online, the...
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