History center displays restored 1920s fire truck


The Oneida County History Center will showcase a 1926 Fire Truck on Thursday, June 14, from noon to 2 p.m. The viewing is free and open to the public.

The truck, originally built in Utica by the O.J. Childs fire apparatus company, is provided courtesy of its current caretakers, the Volunteer Fire Department of Richmond, Michigan. Historical photos, advertisements and owner’s manuals pertaining to the truck will be on display.

The Oneida County History Center at 1608 Genesee Street, Utica is a non-profit dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of the Mohawk Valley. To donate or to twee a list of scheduled activities, visit oneidacountyhistory.org or call (315) 735-3642.


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