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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.

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...

Photograph

Engine No. 812

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway engine no. 812, class G5, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works in December of 1890. There is a device on the right...

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...

Historical Essay

Newhall House Hotel Fire

The Tragedy of January 10, 1883

Read about the tragic fire that burned down Milwaukee landmark, the Newhall House Hotel, leaving 76 dead.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway engine no. 1079, class J2. The engineer was Philip Currie and the fireman was Edward C. McNeill. The third man in th...

Date: 1988-07 

Description: "Suzanne Erdman of Theresa State Bank and Fireman Chuck Trauba hold a sign showing progress of Theresa Fire Department's Jaws of Life Fund Raiser."

Photograph

Snowmobile Dance

Date: 1978-02-04 

Description: "Whooping it up at the Snowmobile Dance at Firemen's Park."

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...

Date: 1934-06 

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Deering Works at Fullerton and River, as a crew of firemen works to extinguish a fire i...

Date: 1987-04 

Description: Assistant Fire Chief Bob Bernhard relaxes after a demonstration.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Institutional fire fighting department at the Northern Hospital for the Insane, executing drills on the exterior of the building. Fire fighting equipment i...

Photograph

Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

Date: 1914 after

Description: Two men sit on the ground near a 1914-1916 touring car. A small barn is in the background behind the car. The photograph is annotated on the back:

"Lates...

Date: 1952-05-01 

Description: Two fire fighters are shown holding a hose with liquid shooting out of its nozzle while two other fire fighters look on. Behind them is a lake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...

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Description: Members of the Kilbourn Fire Department pose in uniform with a fire truck in front of the fire station on Oak Street.

Photograph

Firemen's Picnic

Date: 1997-06-29 

Description: "Water barrel fights in Theresa."

Photograph

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of sixteen men members of the Montreal Fireman's Association, most wearing uniforms and hats, next to an early fire truck.

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