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Catalog Number RG4313.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG4313 Fire Department (Lincoln, Neb.)
Title Fire Department (Lincoln, Neb.)
Description Approximately 250 photographs; This collection consists of photographs showing fire fighters, equipment, and stations in Lincoln, Nebraska, and illustrates how fire fighting changed over time.

This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, 1886-1949, mostly 1902-1919. There are posed photographs of fire fighters and equipment in front of fire stations, as well as photographs of fire fighters in action. A few images show horses in full stride pulling fire equipment, while others show actual fires in Lincoln, Nebraska. The photographs illustrate advances in fire fighting technology.
Date 1886-1949
Date Range from 1886
Date Range to 1949
Place USA: Nebraska (Lancaster), Lincoln
Subjects Fire departments
Fire stations
Fire engines and equipment
Fire fighters
Fire extinction
Search Terms Lincoln (Neb.)