Tuscaloosa Fire Department's First Pumper, 1915

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Title

Tuscaloosa Fire Department's First Pumper, 1915

Subject

Fire Department--equipment and supplies
Fire Department--Officials and employees

Description

Tuscaloosa firefighters are shown in 1915 with the city's first pumper - a 1914 LaFrance Model 12. A firefighter is wearing a white shirt and a bow tie at a house fire. The new pumper had solid rubber tires, a spot light, lanterns and bell mounted on rear.

Source

Union Furniture Company

Publisher

Union Furniture Company

Date

2003

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

1133

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Photograph