The Old Town Fire Department's first motorized fire engine was a 1917 Garford Pumper. It was one of only two other Garford Fire Engines in existence (one is in Australia), as of 2002.
The Garford cost $3,310 and the Fire Department used it until 1959, when it was sold. In the early 1990s, Old Town Firefighter Bruce Johnson led a team in the restoration of the venerable engine.
Items of interest on the Garford included wooden spoked wheels, a wooden steering wheel, and brass oil lanterns along with the electric headlights.
The truck belongs to the Hose 5 Fire Museum.
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