[Aerial Lift Crane Reaching Towards Sky Tram Car]

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Upward angle photograph of a firefighter (in casual uniform) standing in the bucket of a firefighting aerial lift crane that has been extended into the air. The bucket is just beneath and to the side of an orange and white sky tram car, still attached to the tram cable. Another sky tram car hangs on the right, attached to a parallel cable. The top of a tree can be partially seen just below the crane, and in the background, a large white cloud covers most of a blue sky. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp ... continued below

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1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Spainhouer August 21, 1979.

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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 11 times . 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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Upward angle photograph of a firefighter (in casual uniform) standing in the bucket of a firefighting aerial lift crane that has been extended into the air. The bucket is just beneath and to the side of an orange and white sky tram car, still attached to the tram cable. Another sky tram car hangs on the right, attached to a parallel cable. The top of a tree can be partially seen just below the crane, and in the background, a large white cloud covers most of a blue sky. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.

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1 photograph : col. ; 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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[Aerial Lift Crane Used to Reach Sky Tram Car]

Upward angle photograph of a firefighter (in casual uniform) standing in the bucket of a firefighting aerial lift crane that has been extended into the air. The bucket is just beneath and to the side of an orange and white sky tram car, still attached to the tram cable. Another sky tram car hangs on the right, attached to a parallel cable. The top of a tree can be partially seen just below the crane, and in the background, a large white cloud covers most of a blue sky. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.

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[Aerial Lift Crane Used to Reach Sky Tram Car], DFFM_2015-03-007, ark:/67531/metapth803798/

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  • August 21, 1979

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Jan. 20, 2017, 10:07 a.m.

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  • 32.777447, -96.758866

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Spainhouer. [Aerial Lift Crane Reaching Towards Sky Tram Car], photograph, August 21, 1979; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803898/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.