[Aerial Lift Rescue at a Sky Tram]

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Photograph of an aerial lift firefighting crane, the bucket of which is positioned next to a Sky Tram car suspended in the night sky. To the right of the yellow, aerial lift firefighting engine is a white, two-story building with palm trees next to it. To the left of engine is a medical tent, a small grey vehicle, a tall flagpole (with a GMC Trucks flag), and two emergency officers (one in a light blue shirt and one in a dark blue shirt). Four people, their faces turned away from the camera, stand underneath the awning of the building to ... continued below

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1 photograph : col. ; 26 x 20 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. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of an aerial lift firefighting crane, the bucket of which is positioned next to a Sky Tram car suspended in the night sky. To the right of the yellow, aerial lift firefighting engine is a white, two-story building with palm trees next to it. To the left of engine is a medical tent, a small grey vehicle, a tall flagpole (with a GMC Trucks flag), and two emergency officers (one in a light blue shirt and one in a dark blue shirt). Four people, their faces turned away from the camera, stand underneath the awning of the building to the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.

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1 photograph : col. ; 26 x 20 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 Rescue of a Sky Tram] (Photograph)

[Aerial Lift Rescue of a Sky Tram]

Photograph of an aerial lift firefighting crane, the bucket of which is positioned next to a Sky Tram car suspended in the night sky. To the right of the yellow, aerial lift firefighting engine is a white, two-story building with palm trees next to it. To the left of engine is a medical tent, a small grey vehicle, a tall flagpole (with a GMC Trucks flag), and two emergency officers (one in a light blue shirt and one in a dark blue shirt). Four people, their faces turned away from the camera, stand underneath the awning of the building to the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.

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[Aerial Lift Rescue of a Sky Tram], DFFM_2015-03-003, ark:/67531/metapth803879

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  • August 21, 1979

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Jan. 18, 2017, 1:25 p.m.

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Spainhouer. [Aerial Lift Rescue at a Sky Tram], photograph, August 21, 1979; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803903/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.