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A beauty joins the display at the Railroad Museum

 

March 29, 2002



An 83-year-old slice of Havre history found a new home last weekend.

An antique American LaFrance fire engine, circa 1919, was moved from the Havre Fire Department headquarters to the Havre Railroad Museum on Third Avenue.

The engine was towed to the museum by Havre Muffler & Brake, and was parked in a nearby alley. In order to shimmy the four-ton engine into the museum, a crew of guys from the Havre Lions Club, Havre Muffler & Brake, the fire department, and United Building Centers had earlier installed a 30-foot-long I-beam underneath the floor for extra support.

The one-hour move "went r...



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