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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.
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...
Houston firefighters in Texas City
Houston Fire Department Engine 3 and Engine 27 were sent down to Texas City for mutal aid after the Texas City Disaster.
Man standing, wearing large overalls
Captain Mike Lathrop in U.S. Marine Corp attire.
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.
Men on truck #7 outside of an unidentified station
Brand new Ladder 7 replaced Hose Wagon 7, which was one of the last two horse drawn fire appratus.
Pallbearers loading casket onto fire truck at funeral for Homer Lyles
A group of spectators stands on either side as pallbearers load the casket of Chief Homer Lyles onto a fire truck.
Portrait of Fire Chief Homer Lyles
Houston Fire Department Fire Chief Homer Lyles 1939-1947 & 1951-1953. He is wearing a white cap with a black uniform.
Souvenir of Houston by the Houston Fire Department.
Published in 1897, the Houston Fire Department was less than two years old. This shows most of the Fire Fighters who were part of the beginning of a long history of the HFD.
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...
Station 18 fire engine
A 1962 Ward LaFrance fire engine sitting in the driveway of Station 18.
Station 28 firefighter and dalmatian in fire engine
Captain Jarvis Little with the station mascot Domino.
Station 54 firefighters standing next to crash truck
Station 54 firefighters standing next to crash truck. The truck has "Intercontinental Airport" under the Houston Fire Department label.
Station 7 firefighters at building fire
Station 7 crew at Houston Scrapmetal Building fire. Benny Burns, from the C shift, has been identified as the man closest with back to the photographer.
Station 7's Mike Lathrop with horse
Mike Lathrop with one of their horses in front of Station 7. Note the address of the Fire Station on the front of the water trough.
Fire fighter on the left is Nick Salem Station 3 C Shift; fire Fighter on the right is Al Goebel, Station 37 C Shift.
Two firefighters of Station 18
Photograph taken in 1945 of Station 18, located on Telephone Road. The two firefighters have been identified as Captain Andrew C. "Tiger" Tipps (left) and Alvin C. "Buster" Green (right).
Two men sitting on a bench
Mike Lathrop on the left in 1920 his first year in the department.
Uniformed group standing at attention
Men in U.S. Marine Corp attire standing at attention.
Man in U.S. Marine Corp attire standing at attention.
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