Hi! I've seen several posts where folks were looking for a starting point for information, parts wanted, etc. on antique fire apparatus. The 2 sites that you should look at first are the official SPAAMFAA (Society for the Preservation And Appreciation of Antique Fire Apparatus in America) and the Unofficial SPAAMFAA web site.
Both of these sites have wanted and for sale ad areas and are regularly updated. There are also listings of antique fire apparatus musters and fire flea markets across the U.S.
Another good site to check into is the Fire Museum Network. They have a very nice bulletin board for posting questions. Their BB is a good place to find answers about old, weird fire related topics.
To visit any of these terrific sites, use the URL's shown below!
Thought these might be of interest......
March 9 2001-Cincinnati, Ohio. Annual fire memorabilia auction to be held at the Mad Max Bingo Hall 1812 Central Parkway. Auction preview at 6:00 p.m., auction gets under way at 7:00 p.m. Consignments are currently being accepted for the auction. If you have one item or an entire collection to sell, contact the auctioneer Howard Kuhnell at email@example.com or 605 Garfield Milford, Ohio 45150 513-831-6398. Also, don't wait if you're interested in consigning, don't wait! Time is needed to advertise the event and the items to be auctioned. Items in the prior auctions run the range of fire collectibles: helmets; lanterns, badges, alarm equipment, apparatus goodies, literature, Ahrens-Fox and Cincinnati area items, toys, etc.
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 1 1/2 miles. Mad Max is on the left (newer looking brick front building).
Fire Apparatus Journal: http://www.fireapparatusjournal.com/ Great magazine about fire apparatus from across the U.S.
Handtub Junction : http://www.handtubs.com/index.htm
Unofficial SPAAMFAA Web Site: http://wsfire.com/spaamfaa/
SPAAMFAA Web Site: http://spaamfaa.org/
Fire Museum Network: http://www.firemuseumnetwork.org/fmn/index.html
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12-28-2000, 10:47 AM #1Steve HagyFirehouse.com Guest
Antique Fire Engines
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Wow, what a help! Thanks! This is a whole new world for me out here!
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