Indianapolis Fire Department
Retired Rigs

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Engine 8 - 1970 Maxim F Pumper - 1000gpm/500gal

Engine 8 - 1970 Maxim F Pumper - 1000gpm/500gal

This rig started service on November 2, 1970 at the 8's. When the 8's disbanded on 7-25-1973, their pumper went to Engine 3.
Photo by Steve Hagy
 
Car 1108 - 1999 Ford Expedition - Northside Safety Officer
Car 1204 (formerly 1108) - Northside Safety Officer - 2000 Ford Expedition
This truck originally served Washington Township FD as a Safety Officer prior to the merger in 2007. Car 1108/1204 then
responded out of Station 8 on the city's northeastside until it was replaced in Septemeber 2009 with a Ford F-250.
 
Engine 9 - 1964 Maxim S 1000gpm/300gal Pumpers, Maxim #2392

Engine 9 - 1964 Maxim S - 1000gpm/300gal Pumper, Maxim #2392

Engine 9 operated one of two 1964 Maxim S Pumpers put in service two weeks apart: (at the 9's on 1-17-1964 and the 19's on
1-31-1964). It served at the 9's until 1979 and then went into reserve. It was sold at auction to G.W. Pierce on 11-4-1988/
1978 Photo by Duane Troxel
 
Hose Tender 9 - 1963 GMC/IFD Custom - IFD #2414

Hose Tender 9 - 1963 GMC/IFD Custom - IFD #2414
1978 Photo by Duane Troxel

 
Engine 10 - 1979 E-One
Engine 10 - 1979 Ford C/E-One Pumper - 1250gpm/500gal
Engine 10 went in service on April 19,1979. It then moved to the 32's in July 1991 and then to reserve on 3-27-1996.
It was no longer present on the IFD roster in 2000.
 
Truck 10 - 1960 Maxim City Service Truck #2125

Truck 10 - 1957 Maxim City Service Truck #2125

Truck 10 entered service the day after Christmas (12-26-1957) at the 22's. It moved to Station 10 in 1973 and went into reserve
status in 1980. In 1989 this rig was seen in an ad showing this rig for sale, minus the rear body and with a shortened wheel base.
1978 photo by Duane Troxel
 
Engine 11 - 1955 Maxim Pumper- 1500gpm/300gal
Engine 11 - 1955 Maxim S Pumper - 1500gpm/300gal #1987
Engine 11 first entered service at the 30's on 6-29-1955. (Engine 30 was stationed at the 13's from 1954 until 1958). In 1958,
this rig was reassigned to the 11's. On 9-22-1969 it went to the 21's and served for 6 years before moving to reserve on
December 10, 1975. The truck was pulled out of reserve to serve at the 28's from 1976 to 1979. It then moved back to a reserve
apparatus and finally retired into service with the Murat Firemen's Club as shown here.
Photo by Bruce Neal
 
Hose Tender 12 - 1962 GMC/IFD Custom - IFD #2359

Hose Tender 12 - 1962 GMC/IFD Custom - IFD #2359
1978 Photo by Duane Troxel

 

Special Thanks for excellent photos and history from Bruce Neal, Bill Friedrich and Steve Hagy. Also thanks to Steve Skaar for providing these great pictures from Duane Troxel, as well as his own slide collection from years past! Finally, special
thanks to Jack Finney for providing great details and history for many of these IFD historical apparatus!

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