Thread: Greetings

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    Darrell G. White Guest

    Post Greetings

    My name is Darrell. I'm CHIEF in Maynardville,a small town north of Knoxville,Tennessee. Glad to be able to converse with other firefighters across the USA. Feel free to write. Be safe.


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    Davidjb Guest


    Welcome to the forums Chief, great to have you aboard!

    David Brooks,
    Lieutenant, NRFR
    Newmarket Fire & Rescue
    Newmarket, New Hampshire
    (All opinions are my own)

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    Steve Hagy Guest


    Hi Darrell,

    Welcome aboard! Do me a favr and spread the word in your part of the state about these 2 events. Your just close enough that the drive isn't too bad. Thanks.


    Antique Fire Equipment & Memorabilia Auction
    Friday, March 9, 2001 7:00 P.M.

    FOR YOUR COLLECTING PLEASURE: Dietz Fire Kings including American LaFrance marked, lantern brackets. Badges: 1902 Boston fire line, Montgomery Co. Ohio Auxiliary, USAF Asst. Chief, Berks Co. PA. Deputy Sheriff Fire, London Engineer, GA Honorary Deputy Fire Marshal, South Carolina Fire police, 5 German badges, 4 South Belmar NJ, 2 Black Mudd, Kentucky, Frigidaire Dayton, Ohio, 4 Okolana, Kentucky, 3 drop convention ribbon 1910 Hudson Valley, Bureau of Fire "Engineer’ by Pannier, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and many others. Helmets: Cairns leather, metal & 880, also Bullard Asst. Chief & CFD shield. Gamewell: 1951 style box from Elwood, Indiana, inside works, Turtle gong and a VERY RARE GARL (made in Akron, Ohio)weight driven box also industrial boxes by Federal & ADT. Nozzles: Early Akron 2 1/2, assorted hotel tips; Navy, COLT , Elkhart, UL Playpipes, stack tips & more. APPLIANCES: Spectacular polished brass DELUGE nozzle (CIRCA 1900), SILSBY "Y"s, Cooper hose jacket, British Jockey Hand pump (WWII), MSA All purpose mask box, BOOKS: 75th Anniversary. Anderson Indiana FD.; THE DEAN OF STEAM FIRE ENGINE BUILDERS by Hass #154/1000 signed; 100 YEARS of AMERICA’S FIREFIGHTING APPARATUS BY DaCosta, FIGHTING FIRE WITH FIRE by Peckham; 75 YEARS WITH SEAGRAVE, Extinguishers: ALF/Foamite, Elkhart & Pyrene 2 1/2 gal apparatus, Queen City copper, Rare 5 Gallon FOAMITE copper, brass BABCOCK Apparatus extinguisher complete all original with running board mount, strap, hose & nozzle, CA. 1900; KIDDE store display, 2 copper & brass Badgers, a Harker QUEEN and more. Fire buckets: metal & canvas and Cairns repro leather ice bucket. Toys: Doepke pumper, ’55 Ward LaFrance bank, 10" Japan Tin Wind-up, plastic helmet and Franklin Mint 1912 Christie steamer, SMOKEY JR. Forest Ranger & Evansville Jr. Fire warden badges. Name plates: Stutz & Seagrave radiator emblems, Insurance Items: Union Insurance Co. Fire Mark (repro) & a lead Hand In Hand firemark (old?). Advertising items: Pyrene extinguisher paper weight, Pettibone Brothers. letter opener (made helmets in Cincinnati), 1932 & 1934 TEXACO Fire Chief ads. SALES LITERATURE: Seagrave American LaFrance, Pirsch, Howe, Boyer, Clark, Pitman Snorkel, Ward LaFrance, Sutphen, Oren, Champion Darley, Young, FTI, Buffalo, American and more! Ahrens-Fox items: sales literature; SKIRMISHER bulletin #166 (1929), TOWER AERIAL (1930s), A-F Pumping Engines Twin Triple Piston Type (1929), Over The Top and Plenty to Spare Bulletin #157. Enameled name plate 1930s on, suction strainer from steamer, lantern bracket, 5’ pump gauge, 4" pump gauges, Steamer fitting from 1918 M2 piston, 1 1/8" tip, large gate valve, 1 3/8" tip, 9" x 1 7/8" in tip, 6" to 3" reducer, hub cap, 1917 builders plate. Proposal on letterhead for attaching new boiler with the 4 page specs. For Bucyrus, OH. Tools: assorted electric hand lanterns including Grether, large spanner & Grether folding pocket spanner. Miscellaneous: Seagrave gauges, Dietz search light, Combination Ladder acid bottles, Louisville Kentucky Salvage Corps Buttons, "Loyal To Our Duty" banner, Unique 1920s American LaFrance dashboard has the Maltese cross shape complete with all gauges & controls. Hand crank Fire Bell, Two white dress caps with "Commissioner" & "Superintendent" badges, Beam’s Chief car Decanter. Working telephone in full size alarm box, many fire theme statues, and the rarest of the rare: a 12 foot section of original wooden water main, 8 inch with 2 inch hole complete with one steel banded end! TERMS: All items as is where is, no guarantees as to age or fitfulness of purpose. Cash or approved check day of auction. Photo ID. required to receive bidder number. Payment completed before removal. ABSENTEE BIDDERS PLEASE NOTE: OHIO Agency Law compels me to execute your submitted bid as your opening bid! It's the law. If you understand this and are agreeable we are happy to execute your absentee bid. Contact us before hand for instructions. Photos available of many items. E-mail for information.

    513-782-0054 or eMail:

    March 10 2001-Cincinnati, Ohio. 9th annual indoor fire memorabilia flea market at the Mad Max Bingo Hall 1812 Central Parkway. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. and the event continues to 12:30 p.m. 40+ tables of antique, vintage, and new fire related antiques and collectibles. Everything imaginable: badges, helmets, lanterns, patches, toys, photos, fire engine parts, etc. Admission is $2.00. Sponsored by the Southwest Ohio Chapter of SPAAMFAA (the Miles Greenwood Historical Fire Apparatus Society). Vendor tables are only $10.00 each. Additional information: Steve Hagy 3159 Royal Windsor Dr Edgewood Ky 41017 859-341-8610 or

    The Mad Max Bingo Hall can be reached by exiting at Hopple Street (exit 3) from I-75. At the end of the ramp, turn left and go 1 block (there is a White Castle on the corner). Turn right, you are now on Central Parkway, and head down about 2 miles. Mad Max is on the left (newer looking brick front building).

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    dly Guest


    Hello Darrell

    Gave to see you spelling our name right. Myself, I'm just getting back into the fire service after a 10 year leave. I was a paided ff'er with a medium size town for 11 yrs before I took a better paiding job, but after 10 years I have joined my Twp. Vol. dept. Darrell L. Young

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    daysleeper47 Guest


    Hey there Chief, welcome to the boards...and congratulations for being another victim of Steve's commercials and endless plugs for the show. (But I will be there, no doubt...I have been victimized ten times over) Just playing Steve. Chief, again, welcome and enjoy this place.

    "When the bell goes ding-ding, its time to get on the woo-woo."
    "Dusting desire - starting to learn. Walking through fire with out a burn..."
    Youngstown Fire Department

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