Stuart Niven's Hydrant Collection

All photos © 2002 Stuart Niven



Stuart Niven lives in Ontario, Canada and has been collecting hydrants since 2001. Stuart works as An Electronic Technician and is interested in all types of antique machinery. "I have a collection of electro-mechanical sirens, hand water pumps, and fire hydrants. I have always liked fire hydrants ever since I can remember."

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"I wish to thank all the Public Works Departments who have donated hydrants to my collection. "

Restored Hydrants


  Canada Valve & Hydrant Co Ltd
Dry barrel type hydrants originally designed by Darling Pump & Mfg. Co. in Pennsylvania.





1601
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model#: TP52
Date: 1955
Markings: Darling TP52 Canada Valve & Hydrant Co. Ltd. 1955 Brantford Ont

1604
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model#: B-50-B-24
Date: 1967
Notes: The barrel is 24 inches tall with this model.
Markings on barrel: DARLING, B-50-B-24, PAT'D 1954, CANADA, VALVE &, HYDRANT, CO LTD, 1967



  Canada Valve Ltd.
Canada Valve & Hydrant Co. Ltd. was renamed Canada Valve Ltd. by the time this hydrant was made.

1936
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model#: Century
Date: 1970
Markings: Canada Valve logo is on both sides, 1970 is cast on one side.
2019
Nozzles: 2x 2" 1x 100mm Storz
Dated: 1988
Location: Private collection
Markings: Canada Valve logo is on both sides, on back side is ULC logo, 1988: On Bonnet: 4-5", 150 PSI
© 2003, Stuart Niven
2019b

Back side



  Concord Supply
Concord Supply of Montreal purchased the assets of Daigle Aqua (formerly Daigle & Freres) and manufactured the Daigle D-67 in the slightly updated form shown here.





1670
Nozzles: 2x 2.5", 1x 100mm Storz
Model: D-67M
Date: 1990
Notes: 100mm Storz pumper nozzle
On barrel front: Concord Supply logo, Concord, D-67M, 150 P.S.I., 1990, 5
On barrel back: Daigle, ULC, D-67M, Canada, bb (Bibby-Ste-Croix logo)
1695
Nozzles: 2x 2.5", 1x 4.5"
Model: D-67M
Date: 1987
Notes: 4.5" pumper nozzle
On barrel front: Concord Supply logo, Concord, D-67M, 150 P.S.I., 1987, 5
On barrel back: Daigle, ULC, D-67M, Canada, bb (Bibby-Ste-Croix logo)


  Canadian Ludlow Mfg. Co. Ltd.

1637sn
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model: List 90-0
V.O. size: 4"
Date: prior to 1958
1869sn
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model: List 90-0
V.O. size: 5"
Date: prior to 1958


  Thomas McAvity & Sons




2034
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model#: 9651, No. 1
Date: 1955
V.O.: 4 "
Markings: McAvity St John, NB 175 1955 No. 1
Note: Pat. #141783
1602sn
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model#: 9651, No. 2
Date: 1956
V.O.: 5
Markings: McAvity St John, NB 175 1956 No. 2
1672
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model: M-67
Date: 1973
Notes: 8 bolt mounting flange
Markings on barrel: <F.M.>, M-67, McAVITY, CANADA,
ULC logo, 5 1/4, 150, 1973


  Thomas McAvity & Sons




2219
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model#: M59
Date: 1960
V.O.: 5
Markings: M59 McAvity Canada 5 175 1960
2219b
Back Side


  Thomas McAvity & Sons




2233
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model#: 9658 Octagonal
Date: 1955
V.O.: 5
2233b
Back Side


  Toronto Water Works spec


1667
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Manufacturer: Toronto Water Works (McCoy Foundry Company)

Notes: Early, pre-1910 model



  Three Rivers Iron Works



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Photos
2011
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Note: Patent date of 1882.


  Canron


1690
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model: CT
Date: 1975
Notes: 5 bolt flange
Markings on front: Canron Logo, CT
Markings on back: 5, 150, 2, 1975. ULC logo
Markings on bonnet: Open, Ouvert, 12


  Howard Iron Works

0432
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model#: ?
Date: ?


  Eddy Valve

2020
Nozzles: 2x 2.5" 1x 4"
Date: 1981


  RD Wood - Mathews

1104sn
Nozzles: 2x 2.5", 1x 4"
Date: 1932


  Bawden Machine Company, Ltd


2021
Make: The Kerr
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Model#: 102
Date: 1950
V.O.: 4 1/4"
2021b
Back side


  Kupferle Foundry


1333sn
Manufacturer: Kupferle Foundry
Make: Eclipse
Model#: 3
Nozzles: 2x 2.5"
Alternate view


  Sales Samples
EMCO Waterworks Limited, 7" tall plastic resin hydrant sales sample, says Clow on one side, EMCO on other side.



  UNRESTORED HYDRANTS
Make: TWW
(See Toronto Water Works )
Nozzles: 2x 2.5", 1x 4"
Model : Unknown
Size: Unknown V.O.
Dated:1910.
Manufacturer: Kennedy Valve
Model: K-11
Manufacturer: Canadian Ludlow
Model: List 90
V.O. size: 5"
Date: ?
Manufacturer: Canadian Ludlow Mfg Co.
Model: (Diamond) List 90
V.O. size: 4"
Date: ?
Manufacturer: Mueller
Model: 107
V.O. size: 4.25"
Date: 1977
Manufacturer: Mueller
Model: Modern Centurion
V.O. size: 5 1/2"
Date: 1982
Manufacturer: Canada Valve
Model: B 50B 24
Date: 1970
Manufacturer: Canada Valve
Model: S-300
Date: 1954
Manufacturer: Thos. Lawson & Sons
Model: 850?
Nozzles: 2x 2", 1x 5"
Size: ~5" V.O.
Date: unknown
Manufacturer: Canada Valve
Model: B-50-B
Manufacturer: Canada Valve
Model: B--50-B-18

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