[Old and New Fire Trucks]

Description:

Photograph of two fire trucks; a 1916 American LaFrance, sixty-five foot aerial and a 1948 American LaFrance, eighty-five foot aerial. A man identified as Dave Montgomery is sitting in the driver's seat of the older truck. A man identified as Alvin Montgomery is sitting in the back of the older truck, and has both hands on a tiller wheel. The ladder is raised on the newer truck. In the background, there are buildings.

Creator(s): Moon Photographic Service
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Creation Date: 1949  
Partner(s):
Port Arthur Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Usage:
Total Uses: 250
Past 30 days: 8
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Moon Photographic Service

650 Fourth Street Port Arthur, Texas

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1949
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1949  
Description:

Photograph of two fire trucks; a 1916 American LaFrance, sixty-five foot aerial and a 1948 American LaFrance, eighty-five foot aerial. A man identified as Dave Montgomery is sitting in the driver's seat of the older truck. A man identified as Alvin Montgomery is sitting in the back of the older truck, and has both hands on a tiller wheel. The ladder is raised on the newer truck. In the background, there are buildings.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 27 x 22 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): American LaFrance | fire departments
Partner:
Port Arthur Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PAPL_0460
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth79348
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image