Classifieds / For Sale

Policy: ODHFS Classified Ads

The following policy would be placed on our website and printed in at least one upcoming copy of the Torchbearer:

Policy for Current ODHFS Members

Unlimited access to For Sale and Wanted areas of Classified Section of website provided that ad was complete as to what is being sold, included a picture(s), and price.

Ad would run for a period of 90 days at which time it could be “renewed” at request of member for a period of 90 days.

Policy for Non Members of ODHFS

Items for the For Sale and Wanted areas of the website would be open to non members under the following circumstances:

    * Item(s) being offered is an Oren rig or parts for an Oren rig.
      
    * Rig(s) being offered for sale has spent its entire service life in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
      
    * Item is being offered by a fire department, either career or volunteer, within the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Under no circumstances will an item be placed in the Classified Section from a commercial or private vendor who has multiple rigs or items for sale such as from an individually owned and maintained website.  Consideration may be given to a private vendor who has an ex-Virginia rig or parts for sale.
 
ODHFS Board of Directors, December 1, 2008

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*****FOR SALE*******

Buffalo Fire Truck

1928 Buffalo on a Kearns-Dughie (Childs) chassis (SN 808). 
This truck originally served in Lancaster NY and later in Rose NY. 
There are only three surviving Buffalos built on this heavy 2-ton Kearns chassis.
The truck is complete with all its appliances but the motor does not turn
over and must be overhauled. 

The truck was delivered painted bright yellow with an abundance of gold leaf
and green and red pin striping – very striking. 

The truck has a Waukesha 6AB, 549 cu.in. motor and a 600 GPM Hale MCT-10 pump. 
It comes with a full set of accessories: hose reel, topside basket, nozzles,
2 Dietz King lanterns, spot light, and a number of fittings.
Delivery photo from Buffalo included.

Seller has had the starter, generator, carburetor, water pump, coil,
and intake manifold professionally restored. 
The truck is 21’ long.  Asking $5,000. Delivery possible.
Contact: Peter West - or by phone at
540-270-0200


(Posted November 20, 2021)

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*****FOR SALE*******

1949 Ward LaFrance Hose Wagon
with giant prepiped monitor nozzle
X Springfield, Mass.
Truck is in road worthy condition.
Has 6 cylinder Waukesha engine W/4 speed trans.
100 GPM booster pump and 100 gallon tank.
Is an older repaint and in solid condition.
Cruises at about 40-50 mph on open road.
Asking $5,000.00

Contact Mr. Mal Sarna, 919-285-2117
for appointment to inspect.
Trucks are located near Maurertown, Va.
Additional detailed photos may be obtained
by contacting Tom Herman, tom-herman@att.net
Owner has receipts for much of work that
has been done on some of the trucks over the years
that you can inspect when on site to see the vehicles.

(Posted July 4, 2021)

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*****SOLD!*******

1963 Maxim S Model Pumper
X Dalton, Mass.
1,000 GPM pump W/500 gallon tank.
Has been retrofitted with a Cummins Diesel
& 5 speed transmission.



(Updated November 7, 2021)

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*****FOR SALE*******
Tires and wheels for sale!
One dozen 10R20 tubes, tires, and wheels.
One tire is shredded, rest are dry rotted and should be replaced.
Wheels are recently painted, one set Cali orange/red
and the other set are painted traditional maroon
(all came off of Crown Firecoaches). 
Best offer takes 6 or 12 (settlement  being key together).
Located near Culpeper VA.
Contact ODHFS Member Alan Swirski at 202-321-2500


(Posted November 7, 2021)

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*****FOR SALE*******

1924 Ahrens Fox Piston Pumper
X Worcester, Mass.
Family purchased directly from FD when it was
retired in about 1965, and been in family ever since.
Truck was repainted while still in FD service.
1,000 GPM pump and owner has seen it pump.
Has not been run in about 3 years.
Fuel tank has been recently cleaned and engine
may be running by the time you go to inspect it!
Most original equipment is intact.
Asking $75,000.00.

Contact Mr. Mal Sarna, 919-285-2117
for appointment to inspect.
Trucks are located near Maurertown, Va.
Additional detailed photos may be obtained
by contacting Tom Herman, tom-herman@att.net
Owner has receipts for much of work that
has been done on some of the trucks over the years
that you can inspect when on site to see the vehicles.


(Posted July 4, 2021)

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*****FOR SALE*******

Hose was removed from service due to failing testing, only for display use now.

1 3/4"  =  Yellow - 5 sections; White - 9 sections

2 1/2"  =  Yellow - 7 sections
3 " =  Yellow - 12 sections; White - 27 sections

1 -  4" pony section with 2 1/2" couplings

1   4 1/2"F to 4 1/2"F soft sleeve

Asking $20 a section or $1000 takes it all.

My phone: 540-359-5269

My email: george_hood@yahoo.com

(Posted September 14, 2021)

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*****FREE for the TAKING*******

Oren Square Style Plate

I have several small pieces of the raised square style "diamond" decking
that Oren used and is no longer available.
If anyone needs some to do a rust repair or to patch drilled holes
please come get it (Fredericksburg, VA area).
 

Carl Maurice carlmaurice@comcast.net

(Posted September 14, 2021)

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*****FOR SALE*******

Used fire engine pump covers and adapters from
Greater Springfield Volunteer Fire Department up for sale. 
Weight of all items shown is about 100 pounds.  
Great for collectors or hobbyist.  
All for $25.
Pick up only - Springfield Va. 
Contact Rick at rmachado@gsvfd.org

(Posted September 6, 2021)

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*****FOR SALE*******

US Navy portable pumps + 1 other.
Part of former ODHFS member Richard Smith’s collection.
His wife Betsy needs to clean out the heavy & awkward items from the collection.
Located near Warrenton, Va. Reasonable & fair offers considered.
A few more photos available on request from Tom Herman, tom-herman@att.net.
We know nothing about these pumps except what you can obviously see in the photos.
To make appointment to inspect contact
Betsy Smith, firesmith2@verizon.net or call 540-347-3015.

(Posted August 21, 2021)

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*****FOR SALE*******

1966 Chevrolet/Oren
S# 2269, EX – Goochland County, Va.
Been sitting a few years now but pretty solid rig.
Owner has a couple of rigs and needs to downsize.
Price is negotiable.
Truck is located off of Route #3 near Fredericksburg, Va.
Contact is Mr. Ron Hilldrup, 540-287-2982

(Posted July 24, 2021)

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*****SOLD*******

1930 Ahrens Fox City Service Ladder Truck
X Spencer, Mass.
Complete with most original equipment.
Mechanic has recently worked to get it
running and runs nicely.


(Updated October 3, 2021)

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*****FOR SALE*******

1950 GMC American, runs and drives well.
Straight six, repainted in 2013.

Standard transmission and no power steering. 
500gpm pump has not been tested & may be cracked
Federal 77L SIREN AND 173 BECON RAY. 
Full ladder set and pike pole.
The rear/water tank was converted to benches for riders.
I used it at Shriners hospitals for children. 
Located in eastern panhandle of West Virginia, and a
large trailer for hauling will be available at some point.
Asking $9500 for the truck. 

Contact Dick Almeter:  304 582 8732

(Posted December 14, 2020)

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*****FOR SALE*******

1977 Ford F-750 Howe Pumper.
391 Ford Engine, 5 speed Manual. Holley Carb.
750 GPM pump, 750 tank, dual booster reels, original hard suction.

Bought with the intention to restore from Bethany Community FD in NC.
Was bought new by them in '77 and used as a front line apparatus
until it aged out with NC regulations. Bought by Drewryville in 2017 to
restore as a parade piece because of our history and having trucks
like it for many years. Was on the road and inspected in VA in 2017.
Hasn’t been on the road or started since 2017.
Was running when parked.

Needs batteries, probably a serpentine belt due to age and fraying.
Paint is faded, scratched, peeling with dents and dings and
holes where equipment was mounted. Driver door has base bubbled
where name was attempted to be removed.
Located in Drewryville, VA
Asking $5,500 but willing to negotiate.

Contact: Wyatt Whitby
or by phone: (434)-594-1022

(Posted November 08, 2020)

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*****FREE FOR Pickup!*******

500’ of 4” rubber coated LDH hose and numerous adapters.
Free for the pickup.
Located in Loudoun County, VA.

Contact Pete West

(Posted November 01, 2020)

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*****FOR SALE*******

1941 Mack EE Model

500 GPM front mount pump

built by Barton American Fire Apparatus

Ex-Jane Lew VFD, Jane Lew, West Virginia 

Equipment included $7500 OBO

Located in Manassas, VA

Contact David Wood at 703-930-0196 or

Woody41mac@aol.com

(Posted March 25, 2020)

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*****FOR SALE*******

1966 Chevrolet/Oren 750 GPM pumper,
Oren serial # 2261. 
All 100% original condition & well maintained, always stored inside.
Rig is EX – Montgomery County, Va., Longshop-McCoy VFD.
Has been owned by 2 different ODHFS members and
then was sold to private owner in Indiana.
Sold again to current owner in Wisconsin.
Current owner has decided to let her go
to concentrate on his other fire truck.
Asking $12,000.00.
Contact is Bill Johnson, 920-229-1452 or
email Bigdukesix@centurytel.net
More photos from our archive available from Tom Herman.


(Posted January 4, 2020)

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*****FOR SALE*******

1981 American LaFrance Century Pumper
500 gallon tank 1500 gpm pump (pump never tested)
671 Detroit diesel, 5 speed Spicer manual.
All new rubber on engine, all new brake systems,
new Goodyear tires and tubes.
All new fluids overall good condition.
Asking Price REDUCED! $3,500  OBO.
Call Tom for questions. 434-466-8294.

(Posted August 31, 2019)

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FOR SALE

1970 Ford/Oren Pumper
1970 Ford/Oren  canopy cab
1,000 GPM pumper, Serial # 2883, EX – Altavista, Va.
Was running when parked.
For appointment to inspect contact Tom Herman, 804-590-1239.

Price is negotiable.
See photo, can send more photos by email if interested.
Truck is Located in Southern Chesterfield County.

(Posted November 19, 2017)
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FOR SALE

1930 ALF Master series, 750 GPM  pumper, EX – Greensboro, NC. 
Has ALF - T head engine.
Been outside for a number of years but mostly there.
Make offer!
For photos or more info contact Tom Herman or 804-590-1239

(Posted December 15, 2013)
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FOR SALE

Complete set of ALF wood ground ladders from an ALF aerial ladder.
Good condition.
If any of you have an ALF aerial and need the ladders this is your opportunity! 
Ladders are located in Greensboro, NC.   
Price is negotiable, make offer.   
For info contact Tom Herman or 804-590-1239

(Posted December 15, 2013)
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