Minneapolis Former Fire Station_ 3 (1879-1927) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 3 (1879-1927)
and Apparatus (if available)

 




Photo source: Minnesota Historical Society

 
 

227 North 2nd Street at 3rd Avenue N (Faces East)

 

Station has been razed

  • Opened as Station A July 1, 1879 with Hose 3 & Ladder 1 (Opened 1877 as Vol.)
  • Became Station 3 in 1899 when Engine moved from Station E
  • 1897 MFD Headquarters moved to City Hall
  • 1899- Engine 3 from Station E now in service
  • May 1, 1899 Water Tower now assigned to station E
  • May, 1902 Laddder 1 to new Station A
  • March 1, 1920- Engine 3 moved to Station 10
  • September 7, 1925- Water Tower to Station 1
  • 1927 Station 3 closed

 





Photo source: Unknown

  Map of Station location from 1912 Sanborn Maps, Vol. 2, Sheet 122
Click here for a .PDF of the full map sheet

 



Photo source: Brown Collection

Engine 3,  1910 W.S. Nott 1st Class #734  
  • Nick Jaax
  • Gus Peterson
  • Driver Jack Bohan



Photo source: Brown Collection

Engine 3,  1910 W.S. Nott 1st Class #734  
  • Driver Jack Bohan
  • Gus Peterson
  • Nick Jaax



Photo source: Brown Collection

Hose 3,  1893 MFD Wagon #4  
  • Matt Snyder
  • Gene Morris
  • Daniel McNamara
  • John Johnson
  • Small boy is unidentified
  • Captain Charles Osborn
  • Driver Fred Henderson



Photo source: Brown Collection

Hose 3,  1893 MFD Wagon #4  
  • Driver Fred Henderson
  • Captain John "Boney" Dunn
  • Frank fust
  • Gus Peterson
  • Johnny Close
  • Edward Whelan
  • Matt Snyder



Photo source: Brown Collection

Water Tower 1,  1891 Kansas City Fire Department Supply Co. 55ft Hale patent water tower (no serial number)  
  • Driver Hy Johnson



Photo source: Brown Collection

Water Tower 1,  1891 Kansas City Fire Department Supply Co. 55ft Hale patent water tower (no serial number)  
  • Driver Kern Broderick
 



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