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Title:

Hook and Ladder Truck

Creator:

Jacob F. Wieners, Jr.

Date:

ca. 1905

Description:

A view of a hook and ladder truck belonging to Eagle Hook & Ladder Co. No. 1, taken in front of the firehouse shared by that company and Union Hose Company No. 1. Two hand-held fire extinguishers stand upright at either end of the truck, while boots and lanterns are seen hung beneath the carriage.

Location:

16th Street (now 125th Street) near 4th Avenue (now 18th Avenue), College Point, NY

Type:

glass plate negative; black and white print; digital image Open in Browser 5 KB