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Ahrens-Fox Fire Engine Company was a fire truck manufacturer based in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. It has manufactured fire equipment in Cincinnati under variations of the name from 1852 through to 1977. It was founded under its final name in 1911. It has been an innovative manufacturer and produced some real masterpieces.
The brand name is now used by HME Ahrens-Fox.
One of the editors of this site fell in love with the Rolls-Royce style (see picture 15405) back in the 1980s, and still thinks it to be the most beautiful of them all :)
1942 Ahrens Fox HT # 3457
1942 Ahrens Fox model HT sn 3457 ex-Harrison NJ USA
From the Long Island NY Antique Fire Apparatu...
1926 Ahrens Fox, lettered for Engine 9, but likely started out with a different company when it was ...
1921 Ahrens-Fox No 977
New photo after adding bell and red lights Also moved the sire from fender to frame on left side.