This system will be undergoing maintenance Tuesday, March 28 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM CST

Dallas Firefighters Museum - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[Fire Engine With Equipment On Top]

Description: Photograph of a fire truck parked on a dirt road in a thinly wooded area. On top of the truck is a platform with two mounted, metal canons, and on the front of the truck, just below the grill, a metal cable is looped between and through two metal rings. In the background, on the right, is a small canal and a sign that says, "Danger, Keep Out."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters and a Smoking Building]

Description: Photograph of firefighters in firefighting suits working on the ground and two firefighters working on ladders to contain a smoking, multi-story, brick building at the St. Paul Hospital. Part of the building and one of the ladders is obscured by dark smoke. Most of the firefighters are facing away from the camera and are working to get in through the windows. Part of a fire engine with a ladder is visible in the far left background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighter's Ladders Propped Up Against Smoking Building]

Description: Photograph of ladders propped up against a smoking, multi-story, brick building, and fire hoses coiled on the icy street in front of the building. A firefighter on the left, exiting the building, steps over several of the hoses, while other firefighters and bystanders stand just beyond the building. More buildings are visible in the background beyond the smoking building. The rear of a fire engine and its ladder is partially visible on the right. A light-colored vehicle is parked in front of the building.
Date: January 29, 1961
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters Hosing Down a Burning Building]

Description: Photograph of a burning, smoking, brick building, connected to other, similar brick buildings in a U-shape. A firefighter standing on some sort of platform from across the courtyard sprays the top of the burning building. The entire scene is hazy with smoke, but two chimneys on the burning building are visible. On the bottom border of the photograph is the embossed name of the photographer.
Date: unknown
Creator: Martin, Linwood J.
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters Stand in Front of Fire Engine]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed firefighters standing in a line in front of a fire engine. From left to right, the firefighters are: Edwards, Sullivan, Allen, Hendrix, and Lieutenant Owens. In the background, several business signs are visible, including some for Mobilgas and Mobiloil. A firefighting helmet hangs from the side of the fire engine. There are also cars parked along a street in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters Standing in Front of Fire Engine]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed firefighters standing in a line in front of a fire engine. From left to right, the firefighters are: Edwards, Sullivan, Allen, Hendrix, and Lieutenant Owens. In the background, several business signs are visible, and there are cars parked along a street. There are two small holes in the top of the photograph, one on the top left and one on the top right. There is a yellow sticky note on the back of the photograph identifying the firefighters in the photo and noting that there are two copies of the photo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Truck Shop Crew Members and Fire Engine]

Description: Photograph of six fire truck shop crew members standing in a line in front of a fire engine. From left to right, the crew members are: Towers, Martin, Redwine, Lattimer, Collier, and Hahnl. The fire engine is parked facing left, in a street in front of an empty, grassy, fenced-in lot with trees and shrubs. In the background, there are buildings and houses surrounding the lot. On the back of the photograph is a yellow sticky note with information about the photo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Four Men Breaking Ground]

Description: Photograph of four men wearing suits, ties, and hard hats at a construction site - one man is in uniform. Each man is holding a shovel, and directly behind them and to the left, a small portion of the back of a fire engine is visible. Another shovel is propped up against a table to their right. In the background, there are several cars, a brick building, trees, and telephone poles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of People in front of Station 57]

Description: Photograph of thirty people (some of which are firefighters) standing in front of Dallas Fire Station 57. The station is a one-story, light-colored brick building - the station's sign is partially visible on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Two-Story Building on Fire]

Description: Photograph of a two-story building engulfed in fire and smoke. The fire inside can be seen through the building's many windows. In front of the building, several firefighters are silhouetted, pointing hoses at the building. Power lines criss-cross the top of the shot. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes, a large brown stain, and a portion.
Date: July 23, 1961
Item Type: Photograph

[Two Fire Trucks at Station 4]

Description: Photograph of two fire engines in the driveway and street in front of Dallas Fire Station 4. The station is a two-story brick building with two garage doors, and is surrounded by other brick buildings (including an auto parts store on the left). Five firefighters in uniform are sitting or standing on the fire engine on the left, and eight firefighters are sitting or standing on the fire engine on the right. There is a sticker on the back giving information about the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Dallas County Courthouse Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of the metal framework of the unfinished, multi-story Dallas County Courthouse. A stream of water from out of shot on the left is being sprayed at the building. Two staircases going all the way up the building are visible inside the tower.
Date: June 19, 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Dallas Fire Department's Chief Spillman Examines Debris]

Description: Photograph of a man (Dallas Fire Department's Chief Spillman) squatting next to glass and metal debris that includes wires, small hoses, two scratched tanks, a metal frame, and a wooden plank. The Chief is wearing a white button-up shirt, a dark tie, boots, dark pants, and a white Chief's cap. He is holding two large pieces of broken glass. In the background, two men stand behind a large white freezer that has a sign reading, "Quality Chekd Ice Cream." On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note identifying Chief Spillman.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Dallas Fire Department Mobile Intensive Care Unit]

Description: Photograph of the right side of a white and yellow Dallas Fire Department Mobile Intensive Care Unit. The side of the ambulance reads, "Mobile Intensive Care Unit Dallas Fire Dept." There is a shadowy figure in the driver's seat. A residential neighborhood can be seen beyond some trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Dallas Fire Department's Mobile Intensive Care Unit]

Description: Photograph of the right side of a white and yellow Dallas Fire Department Mobile Intensive Care Unit. The side of the ambulance reads, "Mobile Intensive Care Unit Dallas Fire Dept." There is a shadowy figure in the driver's seat. A residential neighborhood can be seen beyond some trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Dallas Fire Dept. Mobile Intensive Care Unit]

Description: Photograph of the right side of a white and yellow Dallas Fire Department Mobile Intensive Care Unit. The side of the ambulance reads, "Mobile Intensive Care Unit Dallas Fire Dept." A residential neighborhood and part of an apartment complex can be seen beyond some trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Tornado Destruction in Dallas, Texas]

Description: Photograph of destruction caused by a tornado in Dallas, Texas. People are gathered around a destroyed building, and sorting through the debris left.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire in Dallas, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a fire in Dallas, Texas. Several firefighters, wearing water-resistant coats, stand in the street spraying the fire with their water hoses.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire in Dallas, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a fire in Dallas, Texas. Several people stand in the street watching the smoke coming off the burning building.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire in Irving, TX]

Description: Photograph of a fire in Irving, Texas. A fire engine is parked on the side of the street, and firefighters with hoses spray water on the blaze. A large cloud of smoke rises from the fire.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph