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Catalog Number 1977.208.0025
Title West Street Fire Station
Description West (Broad) Street Fire Station, on July 4, 1914. Men stand with equipment: combination ladder and hose truck, the "little red woodbox" (first motorized vehicle purchased by the department), and Babcock aerial ladder truck.
Collection General Photograph Collection
Object Name Postcard
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Date 1914/07/04
Place Warren Co./Glens Falls
Search Terms Glens Falls Fire Department
Broad Street
Classification Occupations
Transportation, Land
Fires & Firefighting
People Gates, William J.
Capron,William O.
Murphy, Daniel P.
Bristol, Warren G.
Sansouci, Charles
Garrow, Fred
Akins, Burton
Belter, F. Leroy.
Notes Left to right: Drivers William J. Gates; Assistant Chief William O. Capron, Daniel P. Murphy. Horses: Sam and Billy; Skedink and Johnny. Firemen: Warren G. Bristol, Charles Sansouci, Fred Garrow, Burton Akins standing on far side of car; F. Leroy Belter standing in front of car.

Similar photo appears p. 164 Glens Falls Firemen's Association First Annual Ball program
This photograph was originally part of the Glens Falls Insurance Company archives donated to the Chapman Museum in 1977.
Print size 3.5 x 5.25
Credit line Robert H. Morgan