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    FDNY and NYC Firehouses and Fire Companies - 2nd Section

    My father's haunt during the horse-drawn era. Also, he attended the school next door.
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    New Tillers

    Tillers followup:From Norwood, The Bronx, our family moved to Akron, Ohio..1st due Engine 9 ran with 1940's vintage Seagrave with the Sweetheart grill, and equipped with a screech whistle. 1st due truck, Ladder 3, ran with an Ahrens-Fox Bascule tiller. Quite the rig. Then we moved to Cincinnati...
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    New Tillers

    I just jogged my memory bank..The explosives were stored in a masoleum in Woodlawn.
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    New Tillers

    Correct name was Corps of Sappers and Miners of the Fire Dept. From a New York Times article dated Jan.26, 1883.
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    New Tillers

    As a kid in the 1940's, I remember H&L 39, on E.233rd Street..the last few rungs stuck out the rear window of qtrs. Also sharing the house was a yellow truck, which if my memory is still good, was assigned to the Miners and Sappers unit.
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    Vintage Mack Tower Ladder

    Thanks, Steve
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    Vintage Mack Tower Ladder

    Years ago, while on the Interboro in the Forest Hills area, I saw a Mack C95 tower heading over a bridge, painted black and green, belonging to a tree trimming service. Was this rig one of the FDNY towers?
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    Favorite dispatchers

    Just remembering some of the other Brooklyn dispatchers..Bob Lepage, Henry Dingman, Harry Doyle, Ronnie Poe, Harold Goldfarb and "Black Cloud". I buffed a fire off Empire Blvd.with Warren Fuchs..everyone knew him..Chiefs, Officers, every firefighter, all the cops as well as many of the civilians...
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    Favorite dispatchers

    I think he was a former Fire Patrol mmember..Yaknowitz aka The Yak.
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    Favorite dispatchers

    Sorry about the
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    Favorite dispatchers

    Other Brooklyn dispatchers:Pete Sarno, Frank Holt and the late Rich Lang.
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