Project C

1940 Dodge/ Republic Steel hose wagon


  • Our Dodge served the fire brigade at Republic Steel in Birmingham & had her own fire station.  Her body work was built in Birmingham by the Cleveland Mfg. Co.

So far

  • Remove and break down wheels.  Get the drums and seals off.


  •   So far we have sandblasted and painted the wheels.  While we worked on a locking ring problem we bought tires and mounted three.  Larry has rebuilt the brakes and replaced wheel seals. 

Wheels painted

  •  They look so much better red. 

New tires

  • OUCH! Had to buy these guys.

Stay tuned...

  •  New rubber on the ground.   Thank you M & M Tire & Mechanical