[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, March 25, 1912]

One of 48 postcards in the series: Horse-Drawn Fire Wagons 1909-1912 available on this site.

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Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter thanking George for sending him cards of the truck in Dallas, Texas and discussing the recent snow storm. The photograph on the reverse side shows one of the horse-drawn fire wagons, parked in front of the fire station, used by the Springfield Fire Department in Springfield, Ohio; this wagon is being pulled by two horses with two firemen in the driver's seat. There are also two firemen standing on the back of the wagon on the far right of the picture.

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

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Brown, Gus March 25, 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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Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter thanking George for sending him cards of the truck in Dallas, Texas and discussing the recent snow storm. The photograph on the reverse side shows one of the horse-drawn fire wagons, parked in front of the fire station, used by the Springfield Fire Department in Springfield, Ohio; this wagon is being pulled by two horses with two firemen in the driver's seat. There are also two firemen standing on the back of the wagon on the far right of the picture.

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • March 25, 1912

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  • March 18, 2016, 4:44 p.m.

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  • May 27, 2016, 2:16 p.m.

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Brown, Gus. [Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, March 25, 1912], postcard, March 25, 1912; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth706144/: accessed April 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fire Museum of Texas.