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[Postcard with a Photograph of a Horse-Drawn Wagon Walking]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a couple of horse-drawn fire wagons walking down a neighborhood street; the note on the back reads: "No. 1 Wagon out exercising." The wagon in the foreground is carrying ladders and two firemen are sitting on top in the driver's seat; there is another wagon in the background but it is not clear what it is carrying.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, March 17, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter describing the wagon in the photograph, Brown says "this is a view of old truck at No. 3." He later says that the wagon has been remodeled and moved to another station; the wagon is loaded down with ladders in the back. The photograph shows the wagon sitting outside of the local fire station with a fireman sitting atop the driver's seat and holding the reins.
Date: March 17, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, February 12, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing cards to send and saying that the wagon in the photo just went out of commission. The photograph on the reverse side shows a horse-drawn fire wagon with the title "Auxiliary" written on the side; this wagon and crew are a part of the St. Joseph Fire Department in St. Joseph, Michigan. There are five firemen in this photograph, two are sitting in the driver's seat while the other three are standing on the ground next to the wagon. There is a water cannon mounted in the back of the wagon and a lantern attached to the driver's seat.
Date: February 12, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, February 12, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing the weather and other cards that have been sent from Waco, Texas. The photograph on the reverse side shows "Truck Co. No. 1" in the St. Joseph Fire Department in St. Joseph, Michigan; the wagon in the picture is being pulled by three horses, is loaded with ladders, with two firemen in the driver's seat. The other seven men in the photograph are standing on the sides of the wagon with one fireman sitting on the very back end.
Date: February 12, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, March 25, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter thanking George for sending him cards of the truck in Dallas, Texas and discussing the recent snow storm. The photograph on the reverse side shows one of the horse-drawn fire wagons, parked in front of the fire station, used by the Springfield Fire Department in Springfield, Ohio; this wagon is being pulled by two horses with two firemen in the driver's seat. There are also two firemen standing on the back of the wagon on the far right of the picture.
Date: March 25, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, March 18, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing the flood of 1908 and the possibility of another flood in the spring. The photograph on the reverse side shows the Battle Creek Fire Department during the flood of 1908; most of the firemen are holding long oars as they sit on the back of a wagon. The wagon itself is being pulled by two horses and has the title "Fire Department" written on the side; the water level rises around a half a foot on the wheels.
Date: March 18, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of the Owosso, Michigan Fire Department]

Description: Postcard addressed to George Pendexter with a photograph of company #1 in the Owosso Fire Department. There are two horse-drawn fire wagons on either side of the picture, the one on the left is loaded with ladders and the one on the right appears to have a steamer engine in the back of it. There are also six firemen photographed, two are seated on either wagon while the other four are standing in between the two wagons.
Date: June 24, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Wagon of the Grand Ledge, Michigan Fire Department]

Description: Postcard addressed to George Pendexter with a photograph of one of the horse-drawn fire wagons used by the fire department in Grand Ledge, Michigan. This wagon is sitting in front of two neighborhood homes and is loaded with various fire fighting supplies; a fireman is sitting in the driver's seat.
Date: August 15, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter, May 6, 1910]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a photograph of the St. Johns Fire Department in St. Johns, Michigan. On the far right of the photograph there is the steamer engine being pulled by two horses, there is another wagon loaded with ladders in the center of the group and more firemen standing on the far left of the picture.
Date: May 6, 1910
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of Engine #32 at a Fire Station]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of "#32 Hose Wagon" parked in front of a fire station; the inscription in the center of the wall reads: "Chemical Engine #32." There are seven men photographed by the wagon, two are seated in the driver's seat while the other five are standing in front. According to the description on the back, the men's shirts are a light blue color although they appear white. The wagon is loaded with ladders and has a water hose rolled up in the back behind the two men in the driver's seat.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of "Hose Wagon #8" parked outside of a ticket office sponsored by Thos Cusack Co. The wagon has a couple of water cannons mounted on the back and is being pulled by two horses; the label on the side of the wagon reads: "C. F. D."
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard Addressed to George Pendexter, June 24, 1909]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the Goshen Fire Department in Goshen, Indiana posing for a picture outside the residence of W. J. Latta. There are three separate horse-drawn fire wagons in this picture, on the far right is the solo passenger wagon, the wagon with the large water hose is in the center, and the wagon carrying the ladders is on the far left; all together there are five firemen in the picture.
Date: June 24, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Truck Company #2 of the Dallas Fire Department]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of "Truck Co. #2" of the Dallas Fire Department. The photo shows the wagon traveling down a street with one of the men leaning over and petting one of the horses; there are other firemen standing on the sides of the wagon as it rolls along.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of the Goshen, Indiana Fire Department]

Description: Postcard with an image of the fire department in Goshen, Indiana. The note on the back from the sender says he does not know if he already sent Pendexter this photo or not. The photograph shows the three horse-drawn vehicles used by the Goshen Fire Department, the one in the center is the primary one, while the one on the left is a small passenger wagon.
Date: August 15, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Fort Worth, Texas Firemen Company]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the number 6 firemen company in Fort Worth, Texas. There are nine firemen in the picture, five are standing towards the front and four are sitting in the seats of either fire wagon. The wagon on the left is carrying ladders while the one on the left appears to hold the water hose; they are parked in front of the "5th Ward" fire station in Fort Worth.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Horse-Drawn Steamer Vehicle]

Description: Postcard from Andrew J. Fallon to George Pendexter with a note from John Butler written on it; the note talks about sending for more cards with all of the "new auto horse wagons in Springfield, Mass." Butler had sent this card to Fallon and he then sent it on to Pendexter after crossing out the note on the card. The photograph on the reverse side shows a horse-drawn fire wagon with two firemen posing with it, one man is sitting in the driver's seat and the other is standing towards the rear. The vehicle itself has a large metal contraption in the back and an alarm bell mounted on the top of the bulb figure.
Date: August 5, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with an Image of a Horse-Drawn Wagon Exercising]

Description: Postcard with an image of a horse-drawn fire wagon running down a street. There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "Truck 1 out exercising not a good picture will have some better ones soon." These horses are pulling a wagon loaded with ladders while two firemen are sitting on top guiding them.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter September 4, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a photograph of one of the fire stations in Hamilton, Ontario. Smith notes he is from Battle Creek, Michigan on the card while the photograph was taken in Hamilton. The caption on the photograph tells us that this is "Truck No. 1 Central Fire Station" being photographed; there are 12 men that make up this company, nine of whom are standing in front of the long wagon loaded with ladders, while two are sitting in the driver's seat and one is sitting at the very back of the ladders.
Date: September 4, 1909
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Truck Company #2 in Dallas, Texas]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of "Truck Co. #2" of the Dallas Fire Department. This company is made up of seven men, six of whom are standing in front of the long wagon while one is sitting in the driver's seat. The wagon pictured here is loaded down with a number of ladders in the back.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from N. M. Wood to George Pendexter, March 19, 1912]

Description: Postcard from N. M. Wood to George Pendexter concerning the fire department photo collection that he has; Wood mentions that he has over 30,000 photos from all over the world. He notes that the photograph on the reverse side is of the Ottawa Fire Department in Ottawa, Canada. The photograph shows three firemen of Engine Co. 4 standing with their steamer engine in the snow in front of the fire station; the engine has wheels cut in half to act as skis in the snow.
Date: March 19, 1912
Creator: Wood, N. M.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter regarding post cards he is going to send, as well as saying that this photo represents "Chemicals #11 located 2 1/2 miles from center of city." The photograph on the reverse side shows one of the chemical trucks pulled by two horses in front of the local fire station in Springfield, Massachusetts; there are five firemen also posing with the wagon, three are standing in the back and two are sitting in the driver's seat. There are ladders and a rolled up water hose in the back of the wagon.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Horse-Drawn Fire Vehicle]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a horse-drawn fire wagon walking through a city street with a steamer on the back; there are a number of advertisements lining the street. The note on the reverse side reads: "Engine three second & Hill St. where I am working." This wagon is being pulled by three horses and a fireman is sitting in the driver's seat steering the horses.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of a Wagon of the Los Angeles Fire Department]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a horse-drawn wagon belonging to the Los Angeles Fire Department in Los Angeles, California. This long wagon is being pulled out of the garage at the local fire station, it is loaded down with ladders on the back and a fireman is sitting in the driver's seat steering the horses.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas