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[Firemen Training at Drill Tower]

Description: Photograph of firemen training at Drill Tower. One man is climbing on the ladder of a 1916 American LaFrance Sixty-five Aerial truck. Two men are standing on top of the truck, holding part of a water hose. Several men are standing on the ground, and two are holding parts of a water hose. In the background, there are buildings.
Date: 193?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Old and New Fire Trucks]

Description: Photograph of two fire trucks; a 1916 American LaFrance, sixty-five foot aerial and a 1948 American LaFrance, eighty-five foot aerial. A man identified as Dave Montgomery is sitting in the driver's seat of the older truck. A man identified as Alvin Montgomery is sitting in the back of the older truck, and has both hands on a tiller wheel. The ladder is raised on the newer truck. In the background, there are buildings.
Date: 1949
Creator: Moon Photographic Service
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Number Two Fire Station]

Description: Photograph of seven men and one dog posing on fire trucks outside of the Number Two Fire Station on the corner of Thomas Boulevard and Houston Avenue. The trucks are a 1923 American LaFrance Pumper and a 1923 Model T Ford. The men are identified as Bill Woods, Ed Sykora, Eugene Ray, Shorty Robins, Jim Salyer, O'Neil Borel, and Pat Etheridge.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Postcard with a Photograph of an American LaFrance Fire Engine]

Description: Postcard with a photograph looking at the back side of an American LaFrance fire engine with a ladder and large hose loaded in the back. There are men standing towards the front on either side of the fire truck, one is holding an umbrella.
Date: [1909..1912]
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Wellington Volunteer Fire Department]

Description: Photograph of a group of men from the Wellington Volunteer Fire Department. They are standing outdoors next to two small fire engines that are parked in front of a garage. Two young boys are sitting in the back of the engine on the left side of the photograph. All of the men are wearing suits and hats, and facing towards the camera. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states the Fire Department was located on West Avenue, and an accompanying note identifies the fire engines as American LaFrance trucks.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum