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[Firefighters Climb Fire Engine Ladder]

Description: Photograph of two firefighters climbing a fire engine ladder while two firefighters stand on the the fire engine below - three of the firefighters are waving to the photographer. The truck sits in the driveway of Dallas Fire Station 34, a one-story brick building with two visible garage doors. The street is visible in the foreground. There is printed information about the photograph on the back.
Date: March 25, 1971
Creator: Brock, Charles W.

[Group Views the Back of an Ambulance]

Description: Photograph of a group of people looking into the back of an ambulance. The back doors of the ambulance are open. There are four women (one of whom is looking away from the ambulance), an older man in a Dallas Fire Department uniform, and an older man wearing glasses. In the background is the concave corner of a brick building or room. On the back of the photograph is a stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: 1974-04-1u
Creator: Brock, Charles W.

[Destroyed Camper Vehicle]

Description: Photograph of a wrecked camper vehicle. Most of the outer shell of the camper is missing, the metal structure is bent and buckled, the top of the cab is gone, and there is debris from the vehicle laying around the camper, including cushions and part of the front grill. There is a red fire extinguisher standing upright next to the camper. There are other, intact campers behind and around the destroyed camper. On the back of the photograph are two stamps with information about the photo.
Date: July 7, 1976
Creator: Myers

[Destroyed Mobile Home]

Description: Photograph of a destroyed mobile home - the wrecked frame of the vehicle parked between two other, intact mobile homes. All three vehicles are in front of a large garage with two doors, just visible beyond the far mobile home. A man in blue jeans and a blue and white plaid shirt stands in the debris (including large square pillow, pieces of the outer shell of the vehicle, and some electronic parts) just in front of the destroyed mobile home frame. Another person in orange bell-bottom pants is partially visible beyond the mobile home. On the back of the photograph are two stamps with information about the photographer, the printer, and the date of the photographer.
Date: July 7, 1976
Creator: Myers

[Aerial Lift Crane at State Fair of Texas]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift fire engine parked in the lane of between two rows of red and white striped carnival game booths. The firefighter in the crane's bucket is right beside one of many sky tram cars suspended in the air by two parallel cables, several of which still have people inside. Three firefighters, two police officers and some civilians stand around the yellow fire engine, and further down the lane, a long ladder has been extended up to another tram car. In the background, more of the fair can be seen, along with the back of a giant statue of a cowboy (Big Tex).On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Aerial Lift Crane Reaching Towards Sky Tram Car]

Description: 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.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Aerial Lift Crane Rescue at State Fair of Texas]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift fire engine parked in the lane of between two rows of red and white striped carnival game booths. The firefighter in the crane's bucket is right beside one of many sky tram cars suspended in the air by two parallel cables, several of which still have people inside. Three firefighters, two police officers and some civilians stand around the yellow fire engine, and further down the lane, a long ladder has been extended up to another tram car. In the background, more of the fair can be seen, along with the back of a giant statue of a cowboy (Big Tex).On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Aerial Lift Crane Used to Reach Sky Tram Car]

Description: 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.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Aerial Lift Rescue at a Sky Tram]

Description: 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.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Aerial Lift Rescue of a Sky Tram]

Description: 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.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Broken Sky Tram Car On Top of Carnival Tent]

Description: Photograph of a scraped sky tram car on top of a red and white striped awning of a carnival booth. Four men stand in front of the booth's tent, and in the distant background, a helicopter can be seen in the sky. One of the men is holding a thin coil of rope and there is a yellow ladder beyond the group. There are two separate carnival booths in the tent., both of which have various toy prizes (including large, smiling, stuffed bananas). On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Fallen Sky Tram Cars in Games Booths]

Description: Photograph of the front of a row of red and white-striped tents supported by metal frames. A white and red sky tram car is laying on its side on top of the middle booth, and another sky tram car laying on its side inside the booth on the left- on top of the metal lane dividers of a skee ball game. Toy prizes (including large, yellow, stuffed bananas with smiling faces) can be seen on the walls inside the middle and left booths.There is a tall, yellow, folding ladder under the middle tent, debris and a large bundle of rope on the ground in front of the booths, and a helicopter in the sky in the distant background. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp with information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Firefighters and Girl Climbing Down Rescue Ladder]

Description: Photograph of two firefighters (in casual uniform) and a girl in a pink shirt climbing down a fire rescue ladder (which extends out of view at the top right corner of the photo). In the dark night sky, an orange and white sky tram car is visible. Below the ladder are red and white striped tent awnings. The top of the fire engine supporting the rescue ladder is barely visible at the bottom of the photo. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Firefighters Rescue Sky Tram Rider at the Fair]

Description: Upwards angle photograph of two firefighters climbing up a long, extending rescue ladder to a blue and grey sky tram car suspended from a wire cable. One firefighter is at the top of the ladder, helping a woman descend the ladder, while the other firefighter is still climbing near the bottom of the ladder. The firefighters are both wearing blue polo shirts and dark-colored pants. The sky covers the entire background. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Sky Tram Car in a Fair Games Booth]

Description: A close-up photograph of a sky tram car, laying on its side in the middle of a red and white striped carnival game tent. The white top of the sky tram is heavily scratched and dented, and the tram's cable is still threaded through the car's wheels. The car rests on top of orange, metal lane-dividers that are part of the booth's game. Another booth is partially visible on the other side of the left tent wall. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Sky Tram Car Inside of a Fair Games Booth]

Description: A close-up photograph of a sky tram car, laying on its side in the middle of a red and white striped skee ball games tent. The white top of the sky tram is heavily scratched and dented, and the tram's cable is still threaded through the car's wheels. The car rests on top of orange, metal lane-dividers of the skee ball game. There is debris from the tent roof on the ground in front of the booth. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[State Fair of Texas Sky Tram Rescue]

Description: Photograph of a yellow fire engine with a long extension ladder that is reaching up to a yellow and grey sky tram car suspended from one of two parallel wire cables (which can be seen stretched horizontally across the top of the photo). There are two firefighters in casual uniform (blue polo shirt and dark-colored pants) climbing down the very bottom of the ladder. On the ground (from left to right) there is a crowd of onlookers to the left, three police officers and at least five firefighters, two park police cars, and a news van. In the background, the Texas Hall of State (a multi-story, cream colored stone building) can be seen on the left, and the huge cowboy statue, "Big Tex," can be seen on the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[State Fair of Texas Sky Tram Rescue]

Description: Photograph of a yellow fire engine with a long extension ladder that is reaching up to one of two sky tram cars. Each tram car is suspended from a parallel wire cable, both of which can be seen stretched horizontally across the top of the photo, and there are two people in each car. Two firefighters in casual uniform (blue polo shirt and dark-colored pants) climb the ladder - one on the middle of the ladder, and the other at the very top. On the ground there is a crowd of onlookers to the left, three police officers (one of whom is running off to the right) and several firefighters in the middle, a police car at the bottom left, and a news van just beyond the police car. In the background, the Texas Hall of State (a multi-story, cream colored stone building) can be seen on the left, and on the right is the huge cowboy statue, "Big Tex".
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Boys Play On Fire Engine Inside Fire Station]

Description: Photograph of three boys wearing different parts of a firefighting suit and climbing on the back of a fire engine that sits inside a fire station. A firefighter also stands on the back of the truck, watching the boys as they play with a fire hose. The bottom of the photograph has text that reads, "Dallas Fire Department." There is information about the photograph on the back.
Date: November 11, 1971

[Bozo's Big Top at Dallas Fire Station 33]

Description: Photograph of a clown, a man in a firefighting suit, and a uniformed firefighter standing in front of a curtain at Dallas Fire Station 33. Directly behind them, children sit in a small, raked seating area framed by a "Bozo's Big Top" circus wagon cut-out. On the left of the men is a drum with triangles on it. On the bottom border of the photo is text reading, "Dallas Fire Department." On the back of the photograph are dimensions and lines for cropping the photo, and two stamps with identifier information and the date.
Date: January 29, 1971
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