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Man on Tall Ladder

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Description: Fire fighting scene in which a man is at the top of a very tall ladder mounted on a hook and ladder fire truck. A group of men observe. A haze of smoke fil...
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Hand Engine of Volunteer Fire Department

Date: 1887
Description: Peter Selb, Ben Dietrich, J.A. Lockwood, Matt Dietrich, and John Downing pose around the hand engine of the volunteer fire department. All but Selb were ch...
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Fire Truck on Country Road

Date: 1918
Description: Four men dressed in fire fighting gear driving a fire truck on State Highway 47 near Appleton. The Wisconsin Highway Commission which published this photo...
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Fire Chief William Thomas Fish

Date: 1868
Description: William Thomas Fish, who served as Madison's fire chief, 1867-1868. Although posed for a formal studio portrait, Fish is wearing his uniform and hat and h...
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Pirsch Pumper Fire Truck

Date: 1955
Description: This open-cab, engine-forward pumper built by Peter Pirsch & Son of Kenosha for the City of Owatonna, probably dates from about 1955, the year in which the...
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Pointing Out Fire Hazards

Date: May 07 1957
Description: Fire hazards are pointed out in a model house by Battalion Chief Edward McCabe for Cub Scouts of Pack 566 at Manitoba School. The ten-year-old boy scouts p...
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New London Firetruck and Firefighters

Date: 1918
Description: Group portrait of the New London Fire Department posing around their fire engine. They are wearing firefighting gear, coats, boots, helmets and tools in th...

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