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Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1923-10-23 

Description: A group of men, possibly fire fighters, appear poised to take part in a hook and ladder competition. A Red Baby truck and other vehicles are parked nearby....

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several uniformed fire fighters stand outside the Dougan Hills Fire Department in a driveway near two fire engines. The two-story fire station is covered...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Northern Hospital for the Insane's institutional fire fighting department posed outside the building. Horse-drawn transport cart and...

Date: 1910 

Description: A fire fighting crew battling the Big Falls Forest Fire.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon in front of several brick buildings, including the Capitol Publishing building, near the water tower. The man driving the wagon may...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of a firehouse building featuring two-story columns, a balcony, and stonework. A paved road leads to the structure and town buildings are vis...

Date: 1926-07-20 

Description: Two men use a fire hose to spray the corner of a brick building with bell tower. Another man sits in an International Model S truck operated by the Swansea...

Photograph

Fire Fighters

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fire fighters are standing in the street trying to put out the blaze from a nearly collapsed building. Smoke is billowing up from the remnants o...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fire fighters on ground lifting people out of a building.

Photograph

Chief Clancy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire Department chief, sitting at a desk in a profile view.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Seven fire fighters are in an alley putting out a fire in a building. Three of the fire fighters are running with a fire hose, while two others hold the e...

Date: 1920 

Description: Fire fighters posing with their International Model H fire truck.

Photograph

Madison Roundhouse

Date: 1896 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Locomotive #280 at the Madison roundhouse. Identified railroad employees posed outdoors with the locomotive include: fire fig...

Photograph

Burning Building

Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: Smoke billows out of the roof of a burning building. Fire fighters climb on ladders on the side of the building and water hoses snake along the ground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fire fighters stand in the street while two men are being raised on a moving ladder, which is attached to the back of a truck. Two other ladder...

Date: 1960-08-10 

Description: Madison firemen from Station No. 3 at 1217 Williamson Street, along with their wives, took 32 handicapped children to the Braves-Los Angeles baseball game...

Date: 1934 

Description: Fire chief at work. He is also a student earning his way through the University of Wisconsin.

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire boat is next to a dock with burning objects. Fire fighters on the boat are using high-powered hoses to put out a fire. Smoke and steam fill the bac...

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