03/05/15 144 W, 4 I - + 5 - 2 Historical Henderson Fire Department Photos


Here's a quartet of historical Henderson Fire Department photos, dating perhaps from the late 1910s through the 1940s. The pictured station was built in 1908 and is the oldest operating engine house in the state. It's located at 205 N. Garnett Street and originally housed horse-drawn apparatus. The pictured engines are American LaFrance rigs. From John Peckham's registry, the department's fleet included:

These are mobile phone photos of physical prints. Thanks Chris and John. (Have historical prints in your possession of North Carolina fire departments? Shoot me a nice photo and we might feature them here!) Click to enlarge:
 











  
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