Guardians of The City SFFD Home Page - San Francisco Fire Department Museum
Museum Collections: Apparatus - Truck Co. No. 12:
 
1937 Mack Type/Model 19 coupled with a 1926 City Service Trailer
 
wendells_city_service_driver
wendells_city_service_passenge

 

Builder: Mack Trucks, Model 21 with a Hercules 6 cylinder 225 HP motor

Manufacturer's Number:

SFFD Shop Number: TR-39
145-639 (applied 1970)

Location: In storage

Condition: Very good, restored

Crew: Officer and 6 firemen.  Assignments: No. 1 - Driver, No. 2 - Tillerman, No. 3 - Left side, forward, No. 4 - Right side, forward, No. 5 - Left side, aft, No. 6 - Right side, aft. 

Members of truck companies could and can be identified at fires and other emergencies by their red and white quartered, and black brimmed helmets.

Service History:

1937   Truck Company No. 12, 1757 Waller Street with a 1929 City & County Corporation Yard built City Service trailer
1940   Truck Company No. 12,  with a 1924 City & County Corporation Yard built City Service trailer
1950    Placed in reserve
1951   Truck Company No. 18, 1935 - 32nd Avenue with a 1924 City & County Corporation Yard built City Service trailer
1961   Placed into reserve
2005   Purchased by the San Francisco Fire Department Historical Society from Wendell Joost, Guerneville, California

Back to the Top

SFFD Home Page Giuardians of The City Home Page