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 Decade: 1880-1889
 Year: 1885
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2010
[Longview Volunteer Fire Company]

[Longview Volunteer Fire Company]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the first Longview Volunteer Fire Company in Longview, Texas. The fire company was organized in 1885 using horse drawn fire carts. The fire company was located on the south side of Tyler Street between Fredonia and Center streets. City Hall was located upstairs. Cumberland Presbyterian Church is visible on the far left of the photograph. There are three horse-drawn fire carts parked outside the station.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[Longview Volunteer Fire Company]

[Longview Volunteer Fire Company]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of nineteen members of the Longview Volunteer Fire Company in Longview, Texas. The men are lined up outside a building in Longview, and there are four men seated on a horse-drawn carriage behind the line of firemen. There is a newspaper clipping on the back of the photograph with a handwritten note. From left to right, the members of the photograph are: top row: W. Alex Abey, W. D. Northcutt, D. D. Pinkham, and W. M. Jameison. bottom row: Fred Hamil, S. C. Forman, J. N. Allison, E. L. Long, F. T. Rembert, W. L. Butts, Evans Terry, Joe Laird, T. C. Clark, T. E. Clemmons, J. W. McQueen, Joe Clemmons, Wallace Jameison, Walter Brown, Hatch May, and W. R. Bass.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library