Los Angeles Fire Department photographs, 1912-1915
Owning Institution: California Historical Society
About this CollectionConsists of photographs and photographic postcards primarily documenting the Los Angeles Fire Department Engine Company Number 28, Truck Company Number 7, located at 7th and Figueroa streets. Photographs depict fire fighters battling fires, fire equipment and damage to buildings from fire. Images also depict fire fighters inside and outside of their fire house, fire truck prepared for the Rose Parade, and a parade on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. Includes four portraits of Engine Company 28 Captain, one including his family. Three photographs, signed by Durston, show fire fighters responding to call. One photograph depicts Engine Company Number 27 fighting hotel fire; another shows a steam driven pumper at the scene Fraser's Million Dollar Pier fire in Ocean Park in September 1912.
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