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Houston Fire Department Band at Central Station
Houston Fire Department Band at Central Station. On the far left of the photo is Fire Commisioner Frank E. Mann. The far right in civilian clothes is Fire Chief Homer Lyles, and far right is the band leader...
Firefighters of Station 7 on fire engine
Hook & ladder truck from Station 7, located at 2403 Milam & McIlheney. This photograph is from the Mike Lathrop Collection, whom is on the far right. This truck is now located in the Houston Fire Museum....
Fire fighter on the left is Nick Salem Station 3 C Shift; fire Fighter on the right is Al Goebel, Station 37 C Shift.
Firefighters from Station 15 spraying water on building fire
Firefighters from Station 15 spraying water on building fire. One group of firefighters is in the foreground, while another group is in the back.
Firefighters of Station 47 inspecting new fire engine
This is Engine 47, the model of the truck is a 1960 FWD. Four firefighters listen while a fifth firefighter points out the machinery on the fire engine.
Firefighters of Station 12 on fire engine
Fire fighter of Station 12, 2401 Sumpter, on a fire engine. Five are in unform, while one is in civilian clothing. The fire fighter on the far left is Vernon Dorsett.
Firefighters of Station 18 on fire engine
Photo taken in front of Station 18, located on Telephone Road. Behind the wheel is Henry Levy; next to him is John S. Little Sr.
Station 17 firefighters on fire engine
Photograph taken in 1944 of Fire Station 17, located at 319 Sampson. The fire fighter on the far right is Buster Green very early in his career when he was 17 years old. The man to the left of Buster Green...
Firefighters on ladder outside burning building
Fire near downtown Houston. The firefighter near the window is wearing the newly issued Federal Helmet and the other fire fighter is wearing the old style helmet called the "Hard Boil".
Firefighters at lumber yard fire
Fire at Farrar Lumber yard, 2401 Texas Ave. One firefighter is working to put out the flames, while five other men stand to the left of the firefighter. Smoke can be seen in the background.
Group photo of Station 28 firefighters and dalmatian
Group photo of Station 28 firefighters. Left to right they are: Howard McBee, Jame Chandler, Wayne Lankord, Ed Ceaser, and H. Little. The dog's name is Domino.
Group portrait of firefighters from Station 28
Group portrait of firefighters from Station 28 standing in front of the station. Three fire trucks and a car sit behind the group. Captain John S. Little Jr. is the person at the far left.
Firefighter from Station 60 testing fire hose
Crew testing the new "High Pressure" Booster line. One firefighter is spraying water on the lawn in front of the fire station while another firefighter watches from behind.
Houston Fire Department Band
Group picture of the Houston Fire Department Band with their bass drum in the center. A title and a date are written at the bottom of the picture, and a caption is pasted above the band.
Firefighter of Station 7 sitting on a chemical truck
Photo taken of Station 7 located at 2403 Milam & McIlhenney in 1920. A firefighter is sitting at the wheel of a chemical truck.
Firefighters fighting building fire with fire engine 8
Multi Alarm Fire, Engine 8 is on the far right of this photo.
Firefighters at multiple alarm fire with Downtown Station equipment
Photgraph of a large fire at night. The left side of the photo shows a Ward LaFrance platform pumper, shown raised and operating with a heavy stream nozzle. The right of the photo is a ladder truck, shown...
Firefighters of Station 3 on hose carriage
Photo taken of Stonewall Hose Co., No. 3 in 1887, located at 191 Preston at Louisana. The only fire fighter identified in the photo is Barney Moffatt.
Fire Department Band at Central Station
One of the earliest photos of the Houston Fire Department Band, taken in front of the Central Station. The band is arranged in two rows.
Firefighters of Station 11 on fire engine
The truck was an American LaFrance. Photo from came from the collection of John S. Little Sr. He is the fire fighter in the white hat.
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