D-170

D 170

©Ruth Wyse

1934 Ford BB Model 46-830/CFD


Delivery Date

5/18/1934

Assignments

Booster 2 (3/29/1935 - 7/28/1941)

Booster 1 (12/12/1941 - 3/30/1948)

Booster 2 (5/20/1948 - 1/29/1953)

Booster 1 (1/29/1953 - 6/11/1956)

Spare (6/11/1956 - ?)

Disposition

Became G-55, probably around 5/14/1935; still owned by city as of 5/2/2000

Vehicle Notes

Foamite tank installed in 1944; still owned by CFD & kept in storage; at Meigs Field 6/9/1957 - 9/20/1957; one of only a few open cab apparatus with 2-way radio; equipped with liquid foam after move to Midway (end of 1941); possibly in service at Meigs until 1959; stored at Navy Pier as of June 1983