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Firefighters of Station 7 with steam truck




 


Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. UH Digital Library.
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) and Mike Lathrop (driver), and their trustly horses, Mutt and Glass.


Date 1920
Donor Mellott, Scott;

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