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Date: 1947-05-13 

Description: Firemen James Fraser and Philip Statz (left to right in the driver's seat) are demonstrating how the old wooden spoke-wheeled 1915 foam fire truck chugged...

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The Conklin Fire

Date: 1915 

Description: Fire fighters standing amid smoking timbers aim their hoses to douse the flames.

Date: 1947-05-13 

Description: 1922 Pumper Fire Truck at old Fire Station No. 2 (1921-1966), 301 N. Broom Street. Firemen (l to r) Harold Muenkel, Charles White, Alex Cohn, Lt. Wilber K...

Date: 1960-11-25 

Description: Two Rhesus monkeys are still at large after about four months of freedom. Thirty-three monkeys escaped from a Vilas Park zoo cage on August 4, 1960. Zoo di...

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Fighting the Fire

Date: 1959-09-19 

Description: Fire fighter stands with his back to the camera as he points the hose to the flames.

Date: 1946-01-22 

Description: Fire fighters taking five different driving safety tests administered by Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Safety Department employees in Fire Station #1, 18 South W...

Date: 1950-04-05 

Description: A reserve water tank truck with a 1,100 gallon capacity has been added to the town of Madison fire department to insure adequate water supply in fighting f...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Station #2 of the Madison Fire Department at 125 State Street. Several men in uniform pose in front of the building with a horse-drawn wagon.

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Water Barrel Fights

Date: 1984-07 

Description: Water barrel fight: two groups with dueling hoses suspend a barrel in air. Children and adults look on with excitment.

Date: 2001-09 

Description: Former President Bill Clinton, in the center without a hardhat, touring conditions at Ground Zero a few days after 9/11. In the background is the Verizon b...

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Obey at Ground Zero

Date: 2001-09 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (right) talking with New York City firemen who were involved in the rescue and recovery effort after the attack on the...

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Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.

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Silo Fire

Date: 1980-07 

Description: "Theresa firemen respond to a silo fire at the Henning farm on County P."

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Four men dressed in fire fighting gear driving a fire truck on State Highway 47 near Appleton. The Wisconsin Highway Commission which published this photo...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Young men on a championship hose team wear uniforms while pulling a cart along a road.

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Fire hazards are pointed out in a model house by Battalion Chief Edward McCabe for Cub Scouts of Pack 566 at Manitoba School. The ten-year-old boy scouts p...

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...

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Engine No. 1155

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway engine no. 1155, class I4, built by the company's shop in 1901. Posing in front of the engine from left to right, ar...

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Theresa Firemen

Date: 1995-11 

Description: "Theresa Firemen were honored for their many years of service."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three fire fighters holding a hose to put out a fire. One is standing on a ladder, while water is pouring out of the building onto the sidewalk and into t...

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