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  • Clarke, John B. "A Brief Record of its Past", John B. Clarke, publisher 1875.
  • King, William T. "History of American Steam Engines"
  • Lamb, Fred W., 1st. and 2nd. papers Manchester Historic Association
  • Roper, Stephen "Handbook of Steam Fire Engines"
  • Thorp, L. Ashton "Manchester of Yesterday"
  • Berardi, Karl "A Chronology of the Manchester Fire Department”
  • "Fire Service of Manchester" 1888 -- Manchester Firemen's Relief Association
  • Potter, C. E., "The History of Manchester", C. E. Potter, publisher 1856
  • Manchester Fire Department ledgers, engineers reports and general orders.
  • Union Leader newspaper articles.

Special Thanks to Lt. Charles Pierson for this compilation of the department's history.