1947 Mack

 

 The 1947 Mack in our collection is also one of the early pieces acquired by the museum. A number of other Hingham Fire Department antique apparatus is in the collection of the Bear Cove Fire Museum in Hingham, MA some of which served the town with the 1947 Mack.

 

 Taken in 1972 just before the truck was traded to the Farrar Company for the new pumper

 

 

At the Connecticut Fireman's Academy in Windsor Locks with Warehouse Point FD 1948 American LaFrance ladder truck later donated to CFM

 

 

 

Fire scene 1955 with associated newspaper clipping

 

 

Here is the "Big Mack" in our courtyard ready for any potential fires - full up and raring to go...

 

Story and photos courtesy of Bert Johanson   

 

 

 

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