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[Dallas Fire Department 18 Firefighters]

Description: Photograph of the firefighters at Dallas Fire Department 18 standing and kneeling in uniform in front of one of the station's fire engines. The men are arranged in two rows. On the front row, from left to right, the firefighters are: Miguel Gonzalez, Daniel Canter Jr., and Edward Downy Davis. On the back row, from left to right, the firefighters are: George Fletcher, David Villarreal, and Joe C. Guzman. Only a small portion of the front of the fire engine is visible in the photo. On the back of the photograph are an identifier stamp and handwritten text identifying the men in the photo.
Date: February 17, 1976

[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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[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.
Date: May 25, 1972
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[Firefighters and Yellow Fire Engine]

Description: Photograph of four uniformed firefighters, as well as two men in suits, standing in front of a yellow fire engine parked in a showroom. A group of men and women are gathered to the left and right of the engine and a man sits in the driver's seat. Parts of a red fire engine and a yellow car are visible behind and to the right of the yellow engine. There are two stamps on the back of the photograph with identifier information, the date, and information about the photo's printer that has been smudged beyond readability.
Date: March 14, 1976

[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.

[Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Breaking Ground]

Description: Photograph of eight men in suits, coats, and hard hats at a ground breaking ceremony on an empty dirt lot. The men are standing on a platform of wooden planks, and one of the men is standing at a short podium on a small table. There are nine shovels propped up against the table. In the background, leafless trees, power lines, and the tops of buildings are partially visible. On the back of the photograph is an identifier stamp with the date typewritten.
Date: January 24, 1975

[Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Breaks Ground]

Description: Photograph of eight men in suits, coats, and hard hats at a ground breaking ceremony on an empty dirt lot. The men are standing on a long platform of wooden planks, and one of the men is standing at a short podium on a small table covered by a red tablecloth. Two small speakers sit on either end of the platform There are nine shovels propped up against the table. In the background, leafless trees, power lines, and the tops of buildings are partially visible. On the back of the photograph is an identifier stamp with the date typewritten.
Date: January 24, 1975

[Yellow Fire Engine In the City]

Description: Photograph of a side-view of a yellow, Dallas Fire Department Station 18 fire engine. The truck is parked in front of a long, brown brick, one-story building. In the background, there are two white towers, one of which extends out of shot. A street is visible in front of the small, narrow parking lot where the engine is parked. There are two stamps on the back of the photograph with identifier information, the date, and information about the photo's printer that has been smudged beyond readability.
Date: January 14, 1976

[Donation of Portable Incubator]

Description: Photograph of five people standing around a portable incubator, alongside a brick building. From left to right they are: a man wearing a fire chief's uniform, holding a file; an older man in a medium-colored suit, also holding a file; a man in a light-colored suit, looking downwards; a woman with short hair, a skirt suit, and a scarf around her neck, in the middle of speaking; a man in a plaid suit, standing on the edge of a small ambulance dock with his arms crossed; and a man in a light-colored cardigan and patterned pants, also standing on the dock. The portable incubator is made out of plastic and is supported by a metal structure. Behind the group is a Dallas Fire Department ambulance, the back of which rests just above the dock ledge with the back door open. In the background, a sign on the side of the building reads, "Children's Medical Center Entrance." On the back of the photograph are a stamp and a label with handwritten notes with information about the photo.
Date: January 16, 1975

[Small Bus Inside Garage]

Description: Photograph of a small bus - with no doors and several missing windows - parked in large, dimly lit garage. There are three tables with various spray cans and other tools in front of the bus, and a stack of upholstered seats to the right of the bus. There are tall lockers along the back wall, and long light fixtures hanging from the ceiling. In the background of the garage are large, shadowed metal structures.There is a stamp on the back of the photograph with the date the photo was taken.
Date: January 28, 1974

[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 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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[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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[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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[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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[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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[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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[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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[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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[Fallen Sky Tram Cars in Fair 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
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