Engine Company No. 17

98 Clinton Place & Runyon Street

Organized after 1898

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October 10, 1909 - Few Fires in District, But Engine has Long Runs

 

From Reports of City Officers of the City Of Newark NJ 1905: Engine placed in service March 31st, 1902. Upright Seagrave Combination single Tank 60 gallon Chemical and Hose Wagons, in good condition.

From 1920 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Engine placed in service April 18, 1894. Wagon placed in service September 22nd, 1905. Engine is a third sized-La France, three-horse hitch. Two-horse single 60 gallon tank Champion Babcock Chemical Engine and Hose wagon. Both apparatus in good condition and equipped with rubber tires.

From 1921 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Engine placed in service April 18, 1894. Wagon placed in service September 22nd, 1905. Engine is a third sized-La France, three-horse hitch. Two-horse single 60 gallon tank Champion Babcock Chemical Engine and Hose wagon. Both apparatus in good condition and equipped with rubber tires.

Rosters

Job 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906
Captain Charles S. Macknet Charles S. Macknet Charles S. Macknet Charles S. Macknet Walter S. Harrison
Lieutenant Emil Meyer Emil Meyer Emil Meyer Emil Meyer John Williams
Engineer   John B. Walzer John B. Walzer John B. Walzer William M. Netschert
Fireman John B. Walzer       John B. Walzer
Fireman John Carr John Carr John Carr John Carr John Carr
Fireman August Zeitler August Zeitler August Zeitler August Zeitler August Zeitler
Fireman Michael L. Klespy Ernest Ludwig Ernest Ludwig Ernest Ludwig H. C. Peterson
Fireman         Theo. Dick
Fireman         J. C. Springstead
Fireman         Frederick Herrmann

 

Job 1908 1909 1910 1911 1914
Captain Walter S. Harrison Walter S. Harrison Walter S. Harrison Walter S. Harrison Frank Bopp
Lieutenant John Williams John Williams John Williams John Williams Jacob Ash
Engineer William M. Netschert        
Fireman   William M. Netschert William M. Netschert William M. Netschert Michael F. Gordon
Fireman John B. Walzer John B. Walzer James F. Smith James F. Smith Hugo Brock
Fireman John Carr John Carr John Carr John Carr Joseph Haefeli
Fireman August Zeitler August Zeitler August Zeitler August Zeitler August Zeitler
Fireman Fredk. Brander Fredk. Brander Fredk. Brander Fredk. Brander Frederick Brander
Fireman Jacob Ash Jacob Ash Henry W. Kemter Henry W. Kemter John H. Heger
Fireman Chas. Sutphen Chas. Sutphen Chas. Sutphen Chas. Sutphen Joseph A. Gartland
Fireman Theo. G. Dick Theo. G. Dick Theo. G. Dick Theo. G. Dick Clarence W. Wagner
Fireman   Fred. J. Moehring Fred. J. Moehring Fred. J. Moehring William E. Decker

 

Job 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
Captain Frank Bopp Frank Bopp Frank Bopp Frank Bopp Frank Bopp
Captain         Jacob Ash
Lieutenant Jacob Ash Jacob Ash Jacob Ash Jacob Ash  
Fireman Frederick Brander Frederick Brander Frederick Brander Frederick Brander Frederick Brander
Fireman William E. Decker William E. Decker William E. Decker William E. Decker William E. Decker
Fireman Hugo Brock Hugo Brock Hugo Brock Hugo Brock Hugo Brock
Fireman John H. Heger John H. Heger John H. Heger John H. Heger John H. Heger
Fireman Joseph A. Gartland Joseph A. Gartland Joseph A. Gartland Joseph A. Gartland Joseph A. Gartland
Fireman Henry C. Peterson Henry C. Peterson Henry C. Peterson Henry C. Peterson Henry C. Peterson
Fireman Clarence W. Wagner Theodore G. Dick Theodore G. Dick Theodore G. Dick Theodore G. Dick
Fireman Michael F. Gordon Robert Clark Robert Clark Robert Clark Robert Clark
Fireman Joseph Haefeli Joseph Haefeli William H. Pohle Jr. William H. Pohle Jr. William H. Pohle Jr.
Fireman       Joseph Haefeli Joseph Haefeli
Fireman       John W. Jeffrey William Drucker
Fireman       Michael Saul Michael Saul

 

Job 1920 1921 1923    
Captain Frank Bopp Frank Bopp Frank Bopp    
Captain Michael F. Gordon Michael F. Gordon Michael F. Gordon    
Fireman Frederick Brander Frederick Brander Frederick Brander    
Fireman Hugo Brock Hugo Brock Hugo Brock    
Fireman John H. Heger John H. Heger Michael L. Klespey    
Fireman Joseph A. Gartland Joseph A. Gartland Joseph A. Gartland    
Fireman Henry C. Peterson Henry C. Peterson Henry C. Peterson    
Fireman William E. Decker William E. Decker Benjamin Fuss    
Fireman Theodore G. Dick Theodore G. Dick Edward J. Garrigal    
Fireman Robert Clark Robert Clark Robert Clark    
Fireman William H. Pohle Jr. William H. Pohle Jr. William H. Pohle Jr.    
Fireman Michael Saul Michael Saul Michael Saul    
Fireman William Drucker William Drucker Joseph L. Boland    
Fireman George A. Schell George A. Schell Adam W. Keller    
Fireman Paul F. Henze Jr. Paul F. Henze Jr. Paul F. Henze Jr.    
Fireman Joseph Haefeli   Joseph J. Visoido    
Fireman     Harry J. Sommers