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  • Fire engine contest easily won by Racine Lindgren fire extinguisher.
    NewspaperText  Lake County Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: H.C. Paddock), 25 Oct 1895, p. 1     ...
    NewspaperText  Lake County Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: H.C. Paddock), 25 Oct 1895, p. 1   ...
  • Howe combined chemical/water fire engine easily beats Lindren machine.
    NewspaperText  Lake County Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: H.C. Paddock), 1 Nov 1895, p. 1     ...
    NewspaperText  Lake County Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: H.C. Paddock), 1 Nov 1895, p. 1   ...
  • Fire truck sale has one catch
    Newspaper  Ken Goze, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Dec 2008, 14, 19     Wilmette recently acquired a new firetruck, and would like to sell an older one for the book value of $30,000. Ls Parejas, a rural community in Argentina would like to buy the truck, but the problem is the cost of shipping estimated at about $16,000. Photograph Wilmette Duty Fire Chief, ...
    Newspaper  Ken Goze, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Dec 2008, 14, 19   Wilmette recently acquired a new firetruck, and would like to sell an older one for the book value of $30,000. Ls Parejas, a rural community in Argentina would like to ...
  • North Shore Towns Buy a Fire Truck: Winnetka and Hubbard Woods Partners in New Apparatus
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Jul 1914, p. 3     Winnetka and Hubbard Woods have purchased an automobile fire truck expected to be available August 1 ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Jul 1914, p. 3   Winnetka and Hubbard Woods have purchased an automobile fire truck expected to be available August 1 ...
  • Village scores big on new fire truck
    Newspaper  Irv Leavitt, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Sep 2007, p. 18     Wilmette will receive a grant of $675,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. for the purchase of a new fire truck which will allow firefighters to ride inside the cab. The present "Canopy truck" does not meet new safety standards. FEMA became a Homeland Security beauracy in 2003...
    Newspaper  Irv Leavitt, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Sep 2007, p. 18   Wilmette will receive a grant of $675,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. for the purchase of a new fire truck which will allow firefighters to ride inside the cab. ...
  • Test Fire Engine
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 May 1915, p. 1     The American LaFrance fire engine company will run a test of one of their pumps at Seventh Street and Elmwood Avenue tomorrow ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 May 1915, p. 1   The American LaFrance fire engine company will run a test of one of their pumps at Seventh Street and Elmwood Avenue tomorrow ...
  • Fire Chief Would Hide Real Facts
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jan 1913, p. 1     Editor reports that the new motor-driven fire engine is not working and Fire Chief Harrison has not revealed that fact to the public. A bolt dropped somewhere in the machinery about three weeks ago put the engine out of order. A run was being made to the home of M.J. ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jan 1913, p. 1   Editor reports that the new motor-driven fire engine is not working and Fire Chief Harrison has not revealed that fact to the public. A bolt dropped somewhere in the machinery ...
  • Fire Engine Soon to Be Back at Work
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jan 1913, p. 1     Chief Harrison reported Wednesday that the fire engine would be repaired by Thursday at the latest....
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jan 1913, p. 1   Chief Harrison reported Wednesday that the fire engine would be repaired by Thursday at the latest....
  • Delivery issue puts hitch in truck sale
    NewspaperImage  Ken Goze, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Jan 2009, p. 6     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    NewspaperImage  Ken Goze, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Jan 2009, p. 6   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Fire Truck 26 begins second life
    NewspaperImageText  Kimberly Fornek, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Apr 2009, p. 6     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    NewspaperImageText  Kimberly Fornek, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Apr 2009, p. 6   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Our New $8500 Auto Fire Truck
    NewspaperImageText  Local News, 11 Mar 1916, p. 1     Photograph of the American La France Tripple [sic] combination Fire Engine.
    NewspaperImageText  Local News, 11 Mar 1916, p. 1   Photograph of the American La France Tripple [sic] combination Fire Engine.
  • The year our town saw red: fire engine makes forefathers fume
    NewspaperText  Independent Register (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: Frank H. Just), 19 Apr 1956     ...
    NewspaperText  Independent Register (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: Frank H. Just), 19 Apr 1956   ...
  • Buy groceries and help pay for fire truck restoration
    NewspaperImageText  Lissau, Russell, Daily Herald, 21 Nov 2008     Restoration of first Mundelein fire truck...
    NewspaperImageText  Lissau, Russell, Daily Herald, 21 Nov 2008   Restoration of first Mundelein fire truck...
  • Windy Harbor to have fire truck.
    NewspaperText  Libertyville Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Ill.: W.J. Smith), 28 Feb 1924, Section 2, p. 1     ...
    NewspaperText  Libertyville Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Ill.: W.J. Smith), 28 Feb 1924, Section 2, p. 1   ...
  • Mundelein gets new fire truck.
    NewspaperText  Libertyville Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Ill.: W.J. Smith), 25 Dec 1924, Section 2, p. 1     ...
    NewspaperText  Libertyville Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Ill.: W.J. Smith), 25 Dec 1924, Section 2, p. 1   ...
  • Taxpayers kick; petition village board to return fire engine.
    NewspaperText  Lake County Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: H.C. Paddock), 8 May 1896, p. 1     ...
    NewspaperText  Lake County Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: H.C. Paddock), 8 May 1896, p. 1   ...
  • That fire engine.
    NewspaperText  Lake County Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: H.C. Paddock), 8 May 1896, p. 1     ...
    NewspaperText  Lake County Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: H.C. Paddock), 8 May 1896, p. 1   ...
  • Discover pumper out of gas when village  has fire.
    NewspaperText  Libertyville Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Ill.: W.J. Smith), 8 May 1924, p. 6     ...
    NewspaperText  Libertyville Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Ill.: W.J. Smith), 8 May 1924, p. 6   ...
  • Whistles offer good side-line to laundry owner: converts delivery wagons to combination fire engines for use by Highland Park Fire Dept.
    NewspaperText  Lake County Independent and Waukegan Weekly Sun (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: Frank H. Just), 26 Apr 1912, Section 2, p. 1     ...
    NewspaperText  Lake County Independent and Waukegan Weekly Sun (Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois: Frank H. Just), 26 Apr 1912, Section 2, p. 1   ...
  • Firemen rescue two men pinned under their car.
    NewspaperText  Libertyville Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Ill.: W.J. Smith), 26 Jul 1923, Section 2, p. 8     ...
    NewspaperText  Libertyville Independent (Libertyville, Lake County, Ill.: W.J. Smith), 26 Jul 1923, Section 2, p. 8   ...
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