2-500 (1946)

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2-500
2-500 1946.jpg
Overview
Year 1946
Manufacturer Ward LaFrance
Type Pumper
Chronology
Predecessor 1917 Autocar Pumper (2-300)
Successor 1975 Maxim Pumper (2-1500)

General

  • Apparatus Type: Pumper
  • Manufacturer: Ward LaFrance
  • Year: 1946
  • Color: Red

Chassis/Cab

  • Model: 56T
  • Cab Type: Open

Drivetrain

  • Propulsion: Gasoline
  • Engine Specs: 150 HP

Pump & Tank

  • Pump Capacity: 500 GPM
  • Pump Location: Midship
  • Drive Type: Split-shaft
  • Water Capacity: 250 USG

Construction

  • Factory: Elmira Heights, NY
  • Cost: $7,000 (equivalent to $76,593 in 2017)
  • Delivery Date: January 1947

Disposition

  • In Service Date: January 1947
  • Dedication Date: January 24, 1947 (public viewing)
  • Misc. History: First response was on January 14, 1947, mutual aid to a structure fire in Valley Cottage.