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1921 / 1875 Silsby Steamer & Ford Tractor -
This 1875 Silsby steamer, our second piece of motorized apparatus, was originally owned by Reading PA and sold to the Grier Bros. of Salisbury for resale to Snow Hill FD. A fire in 1899 threatened the city and they used and kept the steamer. We purchased it used from the Salisbury FD in October, 1921. A Ford Tractor was purchased to pull the steamer. This unit was scrapped during WWII. What a loss to the departmental history to support the war effort. Several of these pictures were prior to our ownership.

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