April 2020

Ahrens-Fox Engine

In 1971 the City of Sachse, along with a loan from Volunteer Fire Chief Joe Stone purchased this 1948 Ahrens-Fox  fire engine. This engine served the growing city of Sachse until about 1987 before it was retired and placed behind the public works complex.  After many years of collecting water, rust and plants, the fire […]

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Charcoal Iron

This charcoal Iron belonged to William Sachse, perhaps more correctly his wife Martha Frost Sachse.  Air is controlled through a trap door in the back, and the top hinges to allow for coals to be placed inside. The curved piece is a hand guard to help protect from burns. The spout part is actually a

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