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Fire in Philadelphia J. Queen

Fire in Philadelphia J. Queen

Drawing shows Weccacoe engine fire fighters and Hibernia fire fighters before the Hope fire station in Philadelphia, which has caught on fire. The fire fighters are operating fire engines to pump water into the... more

[Firehouse scene showing firemen leaving firehouse pulling a hand-drawn fire engine]

[Firehouse scene showing firemen leaving firehouse pulling a hand-draw...

Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, 1997-1998; loan 4105-L.

Certificate of honorary membership of the Weccacoe Fire Company, Philadelphia / des. & lith. by Jas. Queen ; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son, Pha.

Certificate of honorary membership of the Weccacoe Fire Company, Phila...

Print shows a certificate for honorary membership in the Weccacoe Fire Company of Philadelphia, with views of five firehouses, horse-drawn engines, and other firefighting equipment. Title from item. Stamped in ... more

The Engine house, M.M.A., Orchard Lake, Michigan

The Engine house, M.M.A., Orchard Lake, Michigan

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011909. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

A morning alarm /

A morning alarm /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The scene is remarkable for its natural effect. The opening of the engine house doors, the pranci... more

Y.M.C.A., fire & police headquarters, Knoxville, Tenn.

Y.M.C.A., fire & police headquarters, Knoxville, Tenn.

Title from jacket. Fire Dept. headquarters at left. "#17-B" and "extra" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 039437. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Fireman with firefighting equipment in front of the Vigilant Firehouse, 1066 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C.]

[Fireman with firefighting equipment in front of the Vigilant Firehous...

Title devised by Library staff based on HABS DC-98, which shows the same building. National Photo Company Collection. No. 43640.

Town Building and opera house, Littleton, N.H.

Town Building and opera house, Littleton, N.H.

Title from jacket. "Fire station" on building. "4328" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 034984. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Washington, D.C. fire department

Washington, D.C. fire department

Composite of large group of firemen with U.S. Capitol in background. Head-and shoulders portraits of firemen and firehouses around border. Copyright by Jno. Bowers

[Fireman at desk in front of fire alarm]

[Fireman at desk in front of fire alarm]

Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Pozharnoe depo na Kovzhinskom li︠e︡sopilʹnom zavode Min. Udi︠e︡lov. Rossiĭskai︠a︡ imperii︠a︡

Pozharnoe depo na Kovzhinskom li︠e︡sopilʹnom zavode Min. Udi︠e︡lov. Ro...

In album: Views along the Mariinskii Canal and river system, Russian Empire, LOT 10332-A, no. 175. Credit line: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gene... more

Fire Department, Valdosta, Georgia

Fire Department, Valdosta, Georgia

Photograph shows fire fighters standing in front of firehouse; one man sits behind the wheel of fire engine. Published by Barnes, the Druggist. Title from item.

E.H. Thompson Hose house, Millerton, N.Y

E.H. Thompson Hose house, Millerton, N.Y

Photograph shows E.H. Thompson Hose Co. fire house. J144613-15 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

Royal - front view - No. 6, York, Pa., fire department
Union engine no. 3 - York, Pa., fire department

Union engine no. 3 - York, Pa., fire department

Stationary fire engine drawn by three horses, in front of firehouse. J156971 U.S. Copyright Office.

Columbia fire engine house, Alex., Va

Columbia fire engine house, Alex., Va

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from negatives in same range. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National P... more

Central fire station, Louisville, Kentucky

Central fire station, Louisville, Kentucky

Photograph shows exterior view of the Central Fire Station in Louisville, Kentucky. Illus. in: Survey of the architecture of completed projects of the Public Works Administration / C.W. Short, Public Works Admi... more

Program objectives diagram 1 : 1967-1985 public improvement program priorities (partial accounting) : District of Columbia

Program objectives diagram 1 : 1967-1985 public improvement program pr...

City-planning map showing proposed public social-service improvements (urban-renewal projects, schools, libraries, health centers, fire stations, and others). LC sheet removed from textual publication. "246-029... more

Mayor Walter Washington of D.C. takes bus tour of riot area and police & fire stations

Mayor Walter Washington of D.C. takes bus tour of riot area and police...

Title and date from log book. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 18976, frame 23A. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.

Mayor Walter Washington of Washington D.C. takes a bus tour of riot area and police and fire stations

Mayor Walter Washington of Washington D.C. takes a bus tour of riot ar...

Title and date from log book. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 18977, frame 10A. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.

Fire Department, Columbus, Indiana

Fire Department, Columbus, Indiana

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Sugar Maples, fire department, Maplecrest, New York

Sugar Maples, fire department, Maplecrest, New York

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Catskills, Borscht Belt. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roadside A... more

Fire Department, angle view 1, Columbus, Indiana

Fire Department, angle view 1, Columbus, Indiana

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Fire stations; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2007 (DLC/PP-2007:125). Credit line: John Margolies Roadsid... more

Fire Department, Columbus, Indiana

Fire Department, Columbus, Indiana

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Fire Department, Columbus, Indiana

Fire Department, Columbus, Indiana

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Fire Department, Milam & McIhenny Streets, Houston, Texas

Fire Department, Milam & McIhenny Streets, Houston, Texas

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Public buildings; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2008 (DLC/PP-2008:109-1). Credit line: John Margolies Ro... more

Fire station in the southeast quadrant of Washington, D.C.

Fire station in the southeast quadrant of Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Firehouse, built on 13th Street in 1932, Washington, D.C.

Firehouse, built on 13th Street in 1932, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Fire station near K Street on 13th Street, Washington, D.C.

Fire station near K Street on 13th Street, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Fire Station No. 6 (then a tavern), angle 1, Galveston, Texas

Fire Station No. 6 (then a tavern), angle 1, Galveston, Texas

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Public buildings; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2008 (DLC/PP-2008:109-1). Credit line: John Margolies Ro... more

Fire Station No. 6 (then a tavern), angle 2, Galveston, Texas

Fire Station No. 6 (then a tavern), angle 2, Galveston, Texas

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Public buildings; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2008 (DLC/PP-2008:109-1). Credit line: John Margolies Ro... more

Central Fire Station, 21st & H, Bakersfield, California

Central Fire Station, 21st & H, Bakersfield, California

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Public buildings; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2008 (DLC/PP-2008:109-1). Credit line: John Margolies Ro... more

Fire Dept #9, Frederick Avenue, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Fire Dept #9, Frederick Avenue, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Fire Dept #9, detail, Frederick Avenue, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Fire Dept #9, detail, Frederick Avenue, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Fire Department, Main Street, Fon Du Lac, Wisconsin

Fire Department, Main Street, Fon Du Lac, Wisconsin

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Fire Dept #9, Frederick Avenue, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Fire Dept #9, Frederick Avenue, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Fire Dept #9, turret detail, Frederick Avenue, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Fire Dept #9, turret detail, Frederick Avenue, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Fire Dept #9, terra cotta ornament detail, Frederick Avenue, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Fire Dept #9, terra cotta ornament detail, Frederick Avenue, Saint Jos...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Fire Department (1938), detail, Main Street, Weyerhaeuser, Wisconsin

Fire Department (1938), detail, Main Street, Weyerhaeuser, Wisconsin

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Firehouse No. 1 (Children' Museum), Commercial Street, Trinidad, Colorado

Firehouse No. 1 (Children' Museum), Commercial Street, Trinidad, Color...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Fire Station (Pushkin Street #68), (1930s), Cheliabinsk, Russia

Fire Station (Pushkin Street #68), (1930s), Cheliabinsk, Russia

Title, date, and place from photographer's inventory. Number assigned by photographer: chel025. Credit line: Brumfield photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General inform... more

Old City Hall, now fire department, Las Vegas, New Mexico

Old City Hall, now fire department, Las Vegas, New Mexico

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal town/city halls; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margo... more

Center Fire Station, H Street, Bakersfield, California

Center Fire Station, H Street, Bakersfield, California

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal misc.; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margolies Roads... more

Old City Hall, now fire department, Las Vegas, New Mexico

Old City Hall, now fire department, Las Vegas, New Mexico

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Municipal town/city halls; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2015 (DLC/PP-2015:142). Credit line: John Margo... more

Engine Company #3, Potomac Street, Hagerstown, Maryland

Engine Company #3, Potomac Street, Hagerstown, Maryland

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Fire stations; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2007 (DLC/PP-2007:125). Credit line: John Margolies Roadsid... more

Firehouse, Reed Point, Montana

Firehouse, Reed Point, Montana

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Fire stations; Main Street. Purchase; John Margolies 2007 (DLC/PP-2007:125). Credit line: John Margolies Roadsid... more

Fire Station, Seattle, Washingotn

Fire Station, Seattle, Washingotn

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010... more

Fire station, Georgia Ave. near intersection with Missouri Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

Fire station, Georgia Ave. near intersection with Missouri Ave., NW, W...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of District of Columbia Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Pr... more

Engine Company No. 24, Rock Creek Church Rd. near intersection with Georgia Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

Engine Company No. 24, Rock Creek Church Rd. near intersection with Ge...

Built in 1911, Engine Company No. 24 is an excellent example of early twentieth century suburban firehouse design in Washington, D.C. Designed in the Italian Renaissance style by architect Luther Leisenring and... more

Firehouse in Nevada City, the county seat of Nevada County, California, northeast of Sacramento

Firehouse in Nevada City, the county seat of Nevada County, California...

First settled in 1849, during the California Gold Rush, in 1850-51, it was the most important mining town in the state. In 1864, the word ôCityö was added to the name to relieve confusion with the bordering sta... more

Architect Hugh Kaptur's low-slung, modernist Fire Station No. 3, completed in 1964 in Palm Springs, California

Architect Hugh Kaptur's low-slung, modernist Fire Station No. 3, compl...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

Fire Station No. 1, designed by architects Alfred Frey and Robson C. Chambers and completed in 1955 in Palm Springs, California

Fire Station No. 1, designed by architects Alfred Frey and Robson C. C...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

Westphal Hose Co. fire house No. 5 in Martinsburg, West Virginia

Westphal Hose Co. fire house No. 5 in Martinsburg, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The "fire protection" station in Crested Butte, a town heavily populated during ski season located high in the Rocky Mountains in Gunnison County, Colorado

The "fire protection" station in Crested Butte, a town heavily populat...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... more

An Analysis of fire stations in Arlington, Virginia

An Analysis of fire stations in Arlington, Virginia

"Arlinkgton County has a total of 10 fire stations." "Data from Arlington County GIS Department." Made available through courtesy of Ryan Miller, Teacher, Arlington Public Schools. Also available in electronic ... more

Fire Station in Camden, New Jersey

Fire Station in Camden, New Jersey

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-8). Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol... more

Atchison, Topeka, Santa Fe Railroad, Albuquerque Shops, Firehouse, 908 Second Street, Southwest, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, NM

Atchison, Topeka, Santa Fe Railroad, Albuquerque Shops, Firehouse, 908...

Significance: The Albuquerque Shops were built from 1914-1924 and serviced the Santa Fe Railway's rolling stock. Survey number: HAER NM-12-I Building/structure dates: 1920 Initial Construction

Shaker Church Family Firehouse & Powerhouse, Shaker Village Road, Canterbury, Merrimack County, NH

Shaker Church Family Firehouse & Powerhouse, Shaker Village Road, Cant...

Survey number: HABS NH-182 Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1910 Subsequent Work

Engine Company Number Twenty-Two, Firehouse, 5760 Georgia Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Engine Company Number Twenty-Two, Firehouse, 5760 Georgia Avenue North...

Survey number: HABS DC-95 Building/structure dates: ca. 1897 Initial Construction

Fire House, Virginia City, Storey County, NV

Fire House, Virginia City, Storey County, NV

Survey number: HABS NV-15-87 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000458

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