Minneapolis Former Fire Station_ 17 (1890-1941) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 17 (1890-1941)
and Apparatus (if available)

 




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3448 Chicago Avenue (NW corner) doors face East

 

Station faces East

Current (2004) occupancy is undetermined

  • 1890 Opened as Station Q with Hose 17 & Chemical 7
  • January 12, 1891 Department was reorganized, and became MFD Station 17
  • June, 1891Engine 17 now in service
  • February 1, 1904 Chemical 7 disbanded
  • February 1, 1904 Hose 23 in service (Moved to new Station 23 on June, 1906)
  • October 12, 1928 Ladder 2 in service at Station 17 (from Station 1)
  • December, 1934 Ladder 2 disbanded when Combination 27 created
  • Dec 5, 1941 Station closed when new Station 17 opened

 





Photo source: Unknown

 
Map of Station location from 1912 Sanborn Maps, Vol. 5, Sheet 476
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Photo source: Brown Collection

Hose 17,  1912 Seagrave Open Cab, 50 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 7149  
  • Driver Walt Peterson
  • Captain Elmer McLaskey
  • Orrie Plummer
  • George Gunstrom
  • Charles Harrington
  • Tom Horton
  • Bill Hart
  • Harry VanMeter



Photo source: Richard L. Heath

Engine 17,  1923 Pierce Arrow/MFD Open Cab, 600 gpm pump, Apar. Serial# 67573, 1917 chassis/Tank added 1933  
  • Served also as:
  • Spare Booster



Photo source: A. F. Raymond/Minnesota Historical Society

  Station 17 circa 1936  

Photo source: A. F. Raymond/Minnesota Historical Society

Engine 17,  1931 FWD-MFD Open Cab, 900gpm, Serial# MFD-3  
  • Served also as:
  • Engine 6
  • Engine 1
  • Engine 21
 



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