[Old and New Fire Trucks] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Old and New Fire Trucks]


  • Photographer: Moon Photographic Service
    Creator Type: Organization
    Creator Info: 650 Fourth Street Port Arthur, Texas


  • Creation: 1949


  • English


  • Content Description: Photograph of two fire trucks; a 1916 American LaFrance, sixty-five foot aerial and a 1948 American LaFrance, eighty-five foot aerial. A man identified as Dave Montgomery is sitting in the driver's seat of the older truck. A man identified as Alvin Montgomery is sitting in the back of the older truck, and has both hands on a tiller wheel. The ladder is raised on the newer truck. In the background, there are buildings.
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 27 x 22 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Groups
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Transportation - Trucks
  • Keyword: American LaFrance
  • Named Person: Montgomery, Dave
  • Named Person: Montgomery, Alvin
  • Keyword: fire departments

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 1949


  • Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
    Code: SG09


  • Name: Port Arthur Public Library
    Code: PAPL

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: PAPL_0460
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth79348


  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: Epson Perfection V700 Photo