Wednesday, July 14, 2010


The Borough of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, request sealed bids for (1) 750-Gal. motor fire engine according to specifications on file in the office of the Borough Secretary at The Municipal Building in said Borough.
Sealed bids will be received by the said secretary at said office until 7:30 p.m. Monday, August 10th, 1936.
Bids will be publicly opened at a Special Meeting of Council in the Council Chamber to be held at 8:00 p.m. same day.
Bidders will be required to bid on trade-in allowance for the American LaFrance apparatus now in use by C.V. Hose Company, No. 2 of said Borough.
Borough reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
By order of the Council
W. Bruce Weaver, Secretary
Adv. July 14

The Lafrance mentioned was the CV's first motorized engine and the bids they were asking for would eventually become the Ward Lafrance the CV's have now.

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