Past Apparatus

1901 Hook & Ladder
In the spring of 1901, the first fire equipment arrived. The hook and ladder consisted of 6 hooks, 2 axes, 2 crowbars, 1 8-foot ladder, and 1 10-foot ladder.
1907 Pumper
This engine was either hand- or horse-drawn and had a gas engine to operate the pump.
Total cost: $1,453.50
1924 Model T Ford Chemical Truck
Put into service August 28, 1924. Manufactured by the Opershain Chemical Engine Company.
1933 International Pumper
International Open Cab, manufacturerd by the Pirsch Company, Kenosha, WI. Truck carried 200 feet of 1-1/2 inch hose and 450 feet of 2-1/2 inch hose.
Pumper No. 1
1947 K-7 International, six person cab, 500 GPM waterous certrifical pump, 300 gallon capacity booster tank. Manufacturerd by the Central Fire Truck Coporation, Manchester, MO. Truck was sold in 1977 for $3,500
Tanker No. 2
1953 R-180 International, 1000 gallon capacity, 200 GPM Gorman Rupp portable pump. Manufacturerd by the Otis Fire Equipment Company, Hortonville, WI. Total cost: $4,696