Mueller Co. - Albertville, AL
Wet Barrel models

Mueller has manufactured various wet barrel models since the late 1950's/early 1960's. FireHydrant.org's knowledge of these models is currently limited to what is shown below.

  "109" (1966 - 1980)
Mueller literature lists 10 catalog numbers for this model (A-450 thru A-459) which likely corresponds to 10 different nozzle configurations/orientations.
  • "Mueller, Brea, CA" and year of manufacture are cast on the hydrant.
  • 2032
    Nozzles: 2x 2"
    Dated: ?
    Location: Santa Cruz, CA
    Photo: © 2004, Steve Parmley
    1178
    Nozzles: 1x 2", 1x ~4"
    Dated: ?
    Location: Modesto, CA
    Photo: © 2001, Michael Avila

      early "Hi-Flo" (1981 - 1985)
    Mueller literature also lists 10 catalog numbers for this model (A-480-A thru A-480-K) which corresponds to 10 different nozzle configurations/orientations of 2-way and 3-way hydrants.
  • "Mueller / Albertville, Ala", year of manufacture, and A-480 are cast on the hydrant.
  • Note the two-piece barrel design.
  • 1565
    Nozzles: 1x 2", 1x 4
    Dated: ?
    Location: Martinez, CA
    Photo: © 2001 Willis Lamm
    2523
    Nozzles: 1x 2", 1x 4
    Dated: ?
    (see BWS embossing)
    (see Honolulu Spec)
    Location: Honolulu, HI
    Photo: © 2008 J. Anderson
    0387
    Nozzles: 1x 2", 2x 4"
    Dated: 1984
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Photo: © Kennedy

      later "Hi-Flo" (1986 - 1996)
    This model, while very different looking than the previous model, was also called the Mueller Hi-Flo model. Mueller literature dated 04/97 lists 4 catalog numbers for this model (A-481-E thru A-481-H) which corresponds to 4 different nozzle configurations/orientations of 2-way and 3-way hydrants.
  • "Mueller / Albertville, Ala", year of manufacture, and A-481 are cast on the hydrant.
  • Note the one-piece barrel design.
  • 0795
    Nozzles: 1x 2", 1x 4"
    Dated: 1988
    Location: Martinez, CA
    Photo: © 2001, Willis Lamm

      City Spec Hydrants
    Mueller also produced small quantities of wet barrel hydrants for the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) in California and the Board of Water Supply of Honolulu, Hawaii. These hydrants are based on M. Greenberg designs.
    2524
    see Honolulu Spec, see BWS embossing
    Model: No. 75
    Nozzles: 1x 2", 1x 4"
    Dated: 1970
    Location: Honolulu, HI
    Photo: © 2008, J. Anderson
    1074
    see EDMUD Spec
    Model: EBMUD 75
    Nozzles: 1x 2", 1x 4"
    Dated: 1961
    Location: Oakland, CA
    Photo: © 2001, Willis Lamm
    0520
    see EDMUD Spec
    Model: EBMUD 64 (all brass)
    Nozzles: 1x 2", 1x 4"
    Dated: 1984
    Location: Oakland, CA
    Photo: © 2001, Willis Lamm

      "LA Sleeve" Van Deventer Type Hydrant
    1841
    Nozzles: 1x 2", 1x 4"
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Photo: © 2004, Allen McMillan
    1841b

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    Contact Information
    956 Industrial Blvd
    Albertville, AL
    Phone: 256-878-7930
    www.muellerflo.com
    FH.O Catalog Library:
    The Mueller Story
    Fire Hydrant Reference Manual
    Super Centurion 200 & 250
    Mueller AWWA Improved Fire Hydrants (1973)
    Mueller Fire Hydrants for Life Long Protection
    Mueller Centurion Fire Hydrant Operating Instructions
    Mueller Modern Centurion Operating Instructions (1978)
    Mueller Standard Fire Hydrant (1973)
    Maintenance and Operating Instructions for Modern Improved (1977)
    Operating Instructions for Mueller Improved (1978)
    The Mueller Modern Centurion
    Maintenance and Operating Instructions for Mueller 107 Fire Hydrant


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