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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's fire department, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's fire department, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's fire department in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In the doorway of the facility two firemen can be seen behind the wheel of the company's fire engine.


Bringing the prisoners out of the engine house at Harpers Ferry

Bringing the prisoners out of the engine house at Harpers Ferry
Date: 1859
Illustration showing soldiers bringing the prisoners out of the engine house at Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia).


Caten block and city building in Winfield, Kansas

Caten block and city building in Winfield, Kansas
Date: January 26, 1915
This postcard shows Caten Block and city building in Winfield, Kansas. The fire department was located in the city building.


City Hall, Arkansas City, Kansas

City Hall, Arkansas City, Kansas
Date: 1913
This black and white photograph shows a group of men and a few woman gathered in front of city hall with the first fire engine truck in Arkansas City, Kansas.


Engine house at Harpers Ferry

Engine house at Harpers Ferry
Date: 1859
Illustration showing the interior of the engine house, just before the gate was broken down by a storming party. Col. Washington and his associates as captives, held by Brown as hostages at Harpers Ferry.


Fire department, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Fire department, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Date: 1928
The photograph shows Garden City, Finney County, Kansas' 500 gallon pumper bought in 1927 and retired in 1962. The photograph shows what may have been an actual fire. The scene is behind the Stone Hotel, looking west. Also in the background of the photograph, the Methodist Church is visible.


Fire department, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Fire department, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Date: 1928
The photograph shows what is believed to be the acceptance test of Garden City, Finney County, Kansas' new 500 gallon pumper purchased in 1927. It is being tested at the city's huge swimming pool in the winter. The truck was in service until 1962, when it was retired and replaced by a new 1,000 gallon pumper. Also visible in the background of the photograph is the old diving board.


Fire department Salina, Kansas

Fire department Salina, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Division of Economic Development
Date: Between 1940 and 1950
This photograph shows the fire department building in Saline, Kansas.


Fire department in Seneca, Kansas

Fire department in Seneca, Kansas
Date: Between 1895 and 1899
Here are three photographs showing the fire department with their equipment in Seneca, Kansas.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, State Fire Marshall

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, State Fire Marshall
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1930
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the State Fire Marshall which is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject feedlots - grain elevators

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject feedlots - grain elevators
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. The subjects included in this part of the collection are feedlots, festivals, fire stations, forts, geological formations, golf courses, and grain elevators.


Storming of the engine house at Harpers Ferry

Storming of the engine house at Harpers Ferry
Creator: Strother, David Hunter
Date: 1859
This illustration shows the storming of the engine house by the United States Marines at Harpers Ferry. Illustrated by David Hunter Strother who used the pen named Porte Crayon.


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