[Dallas Fire Station 48 Engine]

Description

Photograph of the Dallas Fire Station 48 fire engine parked in front of the station. Two firefighters in uniform sit in the driver and passenger seat of the fire engine, while another firefighter stand on the truck, behind the cab. Behind the fire engine, the garage door is open. There are handwritten notes on the bottom border of the photograph. On the back of the photograph is typewritten and stamped information about the photo, as well as handwritten notes.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. May 25, 1972.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and was provided by Dallas Firefighters Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 89 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Firefighters Museum

The Dallas Firefighters Museum has documented the history of the firefighting profession in Dallas since 1972. The fire department itself was established by the city in the 1870s. The Museum preserves firefighting history through restoration and display of vintage tools, apparatus, and memorabilia.

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Photograph of the Dallas Fire Station 48 fire engine parked in front of the station. Two firefighters in uniform sit in the driver and passenger seat of the fire engine, while another firefighter stand on the truck, behind the cab. Behind the fire engine, the garage door is open. There are handwritten notes on the bottom border of the photograph. On the back of the photograph is typewritten and stamped information about the photo, as well as handwritten notes.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 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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Creation Date

  • May 25, 1972

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Nov. 18, 2016, 5:41 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 5
Total Uses: 89

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  • 32.863852, -96.703975

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[Dallas Fire Station 48 Engine], photograph, May 25, 1972; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803839/: accessed August 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.