Classic American La France

Classic American La France (HM17E1)

Location: Greeneville, TN 37743 Greene County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 9.633', W 82° 49.98'

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First motorized fire truck bought
by the town of Greeneville and in
service from 1917 - 1965

This display building erected in
2006 by citizens of Greeneville.
Organized by a finance committee
Nancy Parvin ? ? ? Pam Smead
Jim Cansler ? ?? ? Jim Loven
Bill Gass, Architect

( Second Marker : )
Nathanael Greene Museum
Fire House

Home of "Old Hulda"
This Fire House and all the fire fighting
equipment are maintained by the Debusk
Junior Fire Fighters.

( Third Marker : )
Profile of the American La France Motor Fire Truck

Type 75 Pumper with 600 GPM rotary gear pump

Bought by the Town of Greeneville in 1917
6 Cylinders __________ 105 Horse Power
Low Gabled Hood _____ Stutz Type Radiator
Curved fenders fore and aft
Suction hose slung over the rear fender
Spread-winged replica of the American Eagle atop the bell
Fuel tank and chemical tank with hammered copper ends behind the seat

Normally pumped 750 gallons of water per minute
In service in Greeneville from 1917 - - 1965
The electric flashlight had not been invented when the fire truck was built so two kerosene lanterns were mounted near the rear grab rail.
HM NumberHM17E1
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 335122 N 4003312
Decimal Degrees36.16055000, -82.83300000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 9.633', W 82° 49.98'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 9' 37.98" N, 82° 49' 58.80" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-107 W McKee St, Greeneville TN 37743, US
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