Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas

Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas

Date: 1916~
Creator: Braunig
Description: Postcard of a group of firemen posing in the Hallettsville Fire Department's Horse and Fire Wagon on LaGrange Street in front of the Fire Hall. According to accompanying information, the persons in the wagon (left to right) are Richard Waltersdorf, John E. Buss, and O. T. East, and the horse is called "Headlight." "Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas" is printed beneath the image. On the back is a letter written to Mrs. Henry Messer in Shiner, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
[1885 Fire Wagon]

[1885 Fire Wagon]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph and description of Orange's volunteer firemen standing by a fire wagon in 1885. This is the oldest known picture of an Orange scene.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum