[Postcard with Two Photos of House Fires from L. H. Woods]

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Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter with two photographs on the reverse side of two house fires. Woods notes the fire on the left is at "8th and Hope St." with Engine 10 working on it, and the fire on the right is at "16th and Hill St." The photo on the left shows a horse-drawn fire wagon with a steamer engine on the back and a number of firemen working with it, the photo on the right is a view looking over a backyard fence to a house with smoke billowing out from the walls.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Woods, L. H. [1909..1912].

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Fire Museum of Texas

Located in the Beaumont Fire Department's 1927 Central Fire Station, the museum opened in 1984 and became the official state fire museum in 1986. Today it provides access to fire service history and education for people across the state of Texas. This nonprofit organization is operated by Beaumont Fire-Rescue Services.

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  • Main Title: [Postcard with Two Photos of House Fires from L. H. Woods]
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Description

Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter with two photographs on the reverse side of two house fires. Woods notes the fire on the left is at "8th and Hope St." with Engine 10 working on it, and the fire on the right is at "16th and Hill St." The photo on the left shows a horse-drawn fire wagon with a steamer engine on the back and a number of firemen working with it, the photo on the right is a view looking over a backyard fence to a house with smoke billowing out from the walls.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

George Pendexter Postcard Collection

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  • [1909..1912]

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  • 1909 - 1912

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • March 18, 2016, 4:44 p.m.

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  • June 2, 2016, 2:31 p.m.

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Woods, L. H. [Postcard with Two Photos of House Fires from L. H. Woods], postcard, [1909..1912]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth706000/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fire Museum of Texas.