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October 22, 1939
Little, John S., Senio...
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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.
Fire fighter on the left is Nick Salem Station 3 C Shift; fire Fighter on the right is Al Goebel, Station 37 C Shift.
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.
Mayor cutting ribbon at new fire station
Fire Station location unknown. From left to right: Chief Fred Hooker, Unknown, Mayor Louie Welch, Chief Jim Honea, City Councilman Frank E. Mann, Fire Chief Jake Cook, and Chief W. O. Hunter.
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.
Firefighters standing outside Fire Station 15
This photograph was taken in 1934 at Station 15, built in 1923, located at 45 and North Main. The first person on left has been identified as J.B. Calhoun.
Group photo of firefighters from Station 1
Group photo of firefighters from Station 1. The man in the top left corner has been identified as Mike Lathrop.
Firefighters of Station 7 with steam truck 7
Steamer # 7 at a landfill fire. Firefighters in the photograph are identified as, left to right: Mike Lathrop, Poop (?), Magerson Smith.
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 7 with steam truck
Steamer # 7 was the last horse drawn wagon in the city, photo taken in front of St. Joseph Infirmary. Firefighters in the photograph have been identified, left to right: Riney Beecher (engineer/stoker)...
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...
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 standing next to hose wagon
Hose Wagon # 7 was the last horse drawn wagon in the city. Photo taken in front of St. Joseph Infirmary. Firefighters in the photograph have been identified, left to right: Doc "Cary"; Nick Burello, Mike...
Central station firefighters standing with water tower truck
The Water tower was purchased by the Houston Fire Department in 1912. Far left on ground is John L. Little Senior. The Central station can be seen in the background.
Collage of various firefighters and fire stations
Proof from a promotional book showing various stations. Top left to right 10,9,7,2 Chief Boyd, middle Seibert, 2nd Edward Franks, 3, Central Ladder truck (Texas Ave side), Central (Texas and San Jacinto),...
Group photo of Station 24 firefighters standing in front of fire engine
Station 24 temporary quarters before they built permanent station. Firefighters in the photograph have been identified, left to right: Nelson (pipeman), L.W. Ruby (pipeman), J.P. Eskew (driver), L.R. Brackman...
Two men sitting on a bench
Mike Lathrop on the left in 1920 his first year in the department.
Firefighters inside fire alarm building
Dispatchers at work in the Dispatch office. Bert Hozea Senior is identified as the first man on the left.
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...
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