Madison's Old Central Fire Station, 1881-1904 | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Madison's Old Central Fire Station, 1881-1904

Madison's Old Central Fire Station, 1881-1904 | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Madison's old Central Fire Station (1881-1904), 10 South Webster Street, with two ladder wagons pictured in front of the station. The wagon on the left is the William H. Rogers Hook & Ladder Company, as the Capitol Hook & Ladder Company was known after its incorporation into the city fire department in 1885. This building was originally the Billings Plow Works and then became the Police Garage. Later it became the Little Printing Co. after the fire department moved out.
DESCRIPTION
Madison's old Central Fire Station (1881-1904), 10 South Webster Street, with two ladder wagons pictured in front of the station. The wagon on the left is the William H. Rogers Hook & Ladder Company, as the Capitol Hook & Ladder Company was known after its incorporation into the city fire department in 1885. This building was originally the Billings Plow Works and then became the Police Garage. Later it became the Little Printing Co. after the fire department moved out.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23410
Creation Date:circa 1902
Creator Name:Barckhan, William G.
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Park, Dorothy : Photographic and film collection, circa 1900-circa 1955
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 4905.287
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
SUBJECTS
Horses
Architectural details
Facades
Fire stations
Uniforms
Cities and towns
Men
Outdoor photography
Fire fighters
Municipal services
Fire engines
Horse-drawn vehicles
Streets
Ladders

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