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Apparatus: Motorized

Coffee Units
San Francisco Fire Department
1923 - 1975

Shop # Year & Manufacture Details
CF-1 1922 Buick chassis
  Engine: `Buick 4-cylinder, 40 HP
   
  In Service Company Details
    Coffee Wagon (canteen) body built and installed at the SFFD Corporation Yard shop. Two large coffee urns with a built-in heating unit installed.  Equipped with coffee mugs and utensils.
  Assignments:
    1923 - 1946 Coffee Unit Company No. 1

 

Shop # Year & Manufacture Details
CF-2 1942 Chevrolet 1 ½ ton chassis Coffee Wagon
838 Engine: Chevrolet 6-cylinder, motor # AF 1081647, 78 HP
   
  In Service Company Details
  1946: Conversion from Auxiliary Engine 3 to a Coffee Wagon (canteen) body built and installed at the SFFD Corporation Yard shop. Two military-surplus coffee urns with built-in heating units installed.  Equipped with all mugs, utensils, and other gear from CF-1.  1970  Shop number changed to 838
  Assignments:
    1946 - 1975 Coffee Unit Company No. 1
    1975 Company disbanded and the apparatus transferred to the apparatus collection of the Museum

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