Cary Fire Department

Old Photos

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Firemen's Day, 1954 (cfd)

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Summer 1953. Left to right: L. E. Midgette, Earl Williams, Paul Matthews, Faxton Williams, James L. Murdock, Billy Henderson, Jack Winstean, Bob Elder, Tom Griffis, and Paul Wilkins(cfd)

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Station 2 (cfd)

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1931 Chevy Gets Push.  Pictured, left to right: Paul Matthews, James L. Murdock, and Bob Elder (cfd)

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Brick Certificate (cfd)

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Plus Civil Defense Rescue Personnel, May 7, 1955 (cfd)

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1955 Newspaper Ad (rt)

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Rescue Truck Before (cfd)

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Rescue Truck After (cfd)

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Original Design For Station #1 (cfd)

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Firefighter Killed When Tanker Overturns (rt)

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Circa 1962 (cfd)

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Circa 1958 (no)

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Circa ? (cfd)

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Circa ? (cfd)

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Ladder 3 Collapse, Summer 2002 (mjl)

 Photo Credits

cfd  Courtesy Cary Fire Department
dah  Courtesy NC Department of Archives and History
no  News and Observer
rt  Raleigh Times

Last update: 25MAY03


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