[Postcard of Rotterdam Fire Department]

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Postcard of fire fighters carrying ladders via handcarts. A handwritten message to the recipient on the back of the postcard says, "I was for a few days out of town. I could not answer directly. This is our old type of fire brigade, but we have also the newer auto steam brigade. Please send me some few about farming [...]"

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1 postcard : color ; 9 x 13 cm.

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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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Postcard of fire fighters carrying ladders via handcarts. A handwritten message to the recipient on the back of the postcard says, "I was for a few days out of town. I could not answer directly. This is our old type of fire brigade, but we have also the newer auto steam brigade. Please send me some few about farming [...]"

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1 postcard : color ; 9 x 13 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.

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  • March 18, 2016, 4:44 p.m.

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  • July 6, 2016, 6:32 p.m.

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[Postcard of Rotterdam Fire Department], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth706134/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fire Museum of Texas.