6-HP (1957)

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6-HP
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Overview
Year 1957; 62 years ago (1957)
Manufacturer American LaFrance
Type Pumper
Previously Wantagh Booster 1
Chronology
Predecessor 1949 Mack Pumper (6-Tanker)
Successor 1968 Mack Pumper (6-Tanker)

General

  • Apparatus Type: Pumper
  • Apparatus Sub Type: High Pressure
  • Manufacturer: American LaFrance
  • Year: 1957
  • Serial Number: L-5470
  • Color: Red

Chassis/Cab

  • Model: 700-BJC
  • Cab Type: Canopy
  • Crew Capacity: 5 seated
  • Doors: 2

Drivetrain

  • Propulsion: Gasoline

Pump & Tank

  • Pump Capacity: 750 GPM
  • Pump Location: Midship
  • Panel Location: Officer side midship
  • Drive Type: Split-shaft
  • Water Capacity: 500 USG
  • Foam Capacity: 30 USG
  • Hose Reels: 2 booster above pump
  • Features: 800 PSI High Pressure

Construction

  • Cost: $22,500 (equivalent to $200,714 in 2018)
  • Delivery Date: January 31, 1957 (Wantagh)
  • Purchased From: Wantagh, NY
  • Purchase Date: August 22, 1966
  • Purchase Price: $6,000 (equivalent to $46,332 in 2018)

Disposition

  • In Service Date: August 1966
  • Out of Service Date: 1968
  • Misc. History: Purchased from Wantagh, Long Island after the 1949 Mack 6-Tanker was wrecked