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[Postcard with a Photograph of Engine House No. 1]

Description: Postcard of an old fire station with the title "Engine House No. 1" placed above the two garages. Both garages are open and have chains spanning their entrances, and there is a man walking by them.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of No. 1 Engine House at Battle Creek, Mich.]

Description: Postcard of the Battle Creek Fire Department at their No. 1 Engine House. The fire department is lined up outside the building with their horse-drawn fire engines. The brick building has three floors, three garage doors at its base, and a belfry at its back.
Date: June 6, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Hook and Ladder]

Description: Postcard of a fire fighter at the seat of a horse-drawn hook and ladder wagon at a fire station. The fire station has two garage doors labeled (from left to right), "No. 1 Chemical" and "No. 1 H&L Truck." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says, "I have had a ride on this to a fire."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Engine Test]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters testing a fire engine near a city canal, spraying its hose over the water. A tube is running from the water to a machine on the right, with smoke coming out of the machine's top.
Date: August 12, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Engine Test]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters testing a fire engine near a city canal, spraying its hose over the water. A tube is running from the water to a machine on the right, with smoke coming out of the machine's top.
Date: August 12, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Fire Fighters Driving to a Fire]

Description: Postcard of the Providence Fire Department riding a horse-drawn fire engine to a fire, moving diagonally towards the foreground. Two fire fighters are at the front of the vehicle, seven are standing on its side, and one is on the ladder at the back. The sender has left a handwritten note at the back of the postcard; it says, "Please pardon delay due to not having the kind you desire on hand. I like hospitals, monuments, and light horses, best of all - then anything interesting or pleasing to look at. I am going away next week for the rest of the summer, so you can address to Chilmark, M.A. [...]"
Date: July 3, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Lansing Central Fire Station, Michigan]

Description: Postcard of the Central Fire Station at Lansing, Michigan, with the fire department and their horse-drawn engines lined up in front of it. On the back of the postcard, the sender left a handwritten message that says, "a couple of more for you. From Lansing, Mich."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Laconia Fire Dept., New Hampshire]

Description: Postcard of the Laconia Fire Department at their station, with the fire fighters sitting in a horse-drawn fire engine. The station has four garage doors visible at its base. Ivy is growing on the side of the building. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Another out of town fire card for you. Hope I can continue getting them for you. [...] You card is dandy, mighty pleased with it. Call again."
Date: February 13, 1913
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of A Fire Station, Maiden, Massachusetts]

Description: Postcard of a fire station on a residential street. The station is built like a large, two-story suburban house, with two garage doors at its base on the right. One of the garage doors is labeled, "Chemical."
Date: January 14, 1911
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, New Haven, Connecticut]

Description: Postcard of the New Haven Fire Department at their station, driving a horse-drawn hook and ladder truck. Several citizens and young children are observing the truck from the right.
Date: August 23, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Alexandria, La.]

Description: Postcard of a fire station in Alexandria, Louisiana. The fire department is lined up outside the station in their horse-drawn wagons. A U.S. flag is mounted on top of the station. On the left of the station, there is a cylindrical tower that extends roughly 8 stories high. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Have not had a run since I have been here."
Date: August 16, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Richmond Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of the Richmond Fire Department in front of a fire station on a street corner. The fire fighters are formally dressed, and standing with a horse-drawn carriage. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message that says, "Knowing you collect fire dept. cards, I'm sending you one from Richmond, where I am today."
Date: February 29, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter, November 1, 1911]

Description: Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter regarding the status of Eagan, he is out of the #32 apparatus, and it is he who is seated in the photographed car on the reverse side. The photograph shows Eagan sitting in the driver's seat of a Webb car with an engine from Calgary, Canada; he says that the car is parked in front of the Webb factory.
Date: November 1, 1911
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard Showing the Fire Station No. 1 in Fort Wayne, Indiana]

Description: Postcard to George Pendexter with a picture showing fire station number 1 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In front of the station there is a large machine used to fight fires being pulled by two horses; four men are sitting on top of the machine.
Date: July 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of the New Bedford Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of the New Bedford Fire Department at their station. The image shows the fire fighters in an auto fire engine parked outside of the leftmost of three garages, with the two other garages closed. From left to right, the garages are labeled "Hose No. 1", "Hose No. 3", and "Ladder No. 1."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Photograph of New Bedford Central Fire Station, New Bedford, Mass.]

Description: Postcard of the New Bedford Central Fire Station, with the firemen in two horse-drawn vehicles and one automobile. The three vehicles are parked in front of a garage with three doors, each labeled (from left to right) "Hose No. 1", "Hose No. 3", and "Ladder No. 1."
Date: November 20, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of the H. W. Johns-Manville Co. Fire in 1909]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a burning building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The note on the back of the card says that this was the H. W. Johns-Manville Co. fire that killed six people: "1 ass't chief, 1 lieut., 4 pipemen." The photograph shows a number of firemen rushing to the scene with snow falling all around them and at least five high-pressured water streams shooting towards the building.
Date: February 13, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Lima, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of a fire department at a fire station, lined up with four horse-drawn wagons. Three of the wagons are lined up outside of labeled garages. From left to right, the garages are labeled: Truck No. 1, Wagon No. 1, and Steamer No. 1. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Dear Sir, Your card received and will be glad to exchange views with you. Heep you will like this one. We have 5 stations, there are 18 men in the Central Station. I have put a pin hole through the card just above where I am standing on the [...] Truck. We have no automatic apparatus as yet but will have soon [...]"
Date: February 5, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Webb Fire Engine Test]

Description: Postcard of a fire engine spraying water at a building with two large smokestacks. The photograph was captured from a distance above, and many people can be seen observing the scene below. A printed note on the back of the postcard says, "Test of the "Webb" Motor Fire Engine, Through Deck Turret on "Webb" Motor High Pressure Wagon. Height of Stack 246 ft. Size of Nozzle 1 5/8 inches. It was estimated that at times this stream reached nearly 300 feet perpendicularly."
Date: February 9, 1912
Creator: Inbody, J.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of the Detroit Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of Detroit's fire fighters in a motorized fire engine at their station. A child is standing to the right of the vehicle. On the back of the postcard, a printed note says, "THE DETROIT FIRE DEPARTMENT is considered one of the best equipped in the country, and their promptness in responding to alarms is remarkable. The magnitude of the department is scarcely realized by the majority of the people. It requires the services of 630 men to handle the 32 engines, 13 trucks, 3 hose companies, 340 horses, 1 water tower and two fire boats."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Horse-Drawn Chemical and Hose Wagon]

Description: Postcard of two fire fighters on a horse-drawn chemical and hose wagon. The vehicle is labeled with "Laurel" and "No. 1 Y.F.D." on its side.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simon & Murnane
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Springfield, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of the Springfield Fire Department at their headquarters, lined up in horse-drawn carts. The station has two garage doors at its base, and "1878" is displayed at its front. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Many thanks for views received today. This is No. 1 station, a very old building as you can see [...]"
Date: February 6, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter, June 11, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter with a photograph of the "Number 1 Steamer," a part of the greater Bridgeport Fire Department in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The vehicle has a large steamer contraption on the back, and an alarm bell attached to it. The three firemen in the picture are all on the vehicle and one man is holding a goat in the front seat.
Date: June 11, 1912
Creator: Conor, Clarence W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas