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Ladder 1 

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LADDER 1


Ladder 1 was Hingham 's first motorized ladder truck, built by Maxim motors of Middleboro, Massachusetts. Model C H L delivered to the town of Hingham on June 17, 1922 at a cost of $7,200.00.  This truck was acquired by the Bare Cove Fire Museum in 1974 and was restored in 48 months.

 

Engine 4

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ENGINE 4


Maxim Motors built the sister pumper to Ladder 1, Engine 4.  This truck was delivered to the town of Hingham on June 6, 1924. The cost was $3200. The truck was acquired by the Bare Cove Fire Museum in 1978 and
was restored in three months.

 

Engine 2

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ENGINE 2


This Ahrens-Fox was received by the town of Hingham on June 13, 1935 at a cost $12,000 (less 3% for cash). It took sixty working days to build. It was retired and left town in October 1961.  The truck was acquired by the Bare Cove Fire Museum in January 1980. It took the members five years to restore at a cost of $28,000.

 

 

 

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