2021 Pierce Mid-Mount Ascendant

Firefighter with firefighting equipment (c. 1921)

Via Flickr:
The Central Fire Station in Houston was located at the corner of Texas Avenue and San Jacinto Street. An unidentified fireman in uniform stands at the front of a motorized hook and ladder truck. Two unidentified men are standing out on a balcony of the fire station. Horses were retired as pulling power by 1924.

George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection, 1836-2001 archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&...

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