CFD Shop List
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Chicago Fire Department Shops Numbering Program

1923 - present


Sedans

Airport

Coupes, Wagons, SUVs

Ambulances and Early Squads

Engines

Trucks

Trailers

Squads, Snorkels, and Special Equipment

Reserve Steam Engines (1920s)

Additional Special Equipment

Vehicles Predating Numbering Program

Chicago Fire Insurance Patrol

Vehicles transferred to other departments

Singular vehicles

Shop numbers yet to be identified

The Chicago Fire Department's shops numbering program began in January 1923 while the department was in the final stages of complete motorization. The last response with horse-drawn equipment would occur on February 5, 1923. Department-owned motorized equipment was to be cataloged by vehicle size and function, and some of these definitions would change in later years.

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