09/26/11 84 W, 1 I - + 18 - 2 Greensboro Central Fire Station Postcard, 1927

Found for sale on eBay. Card was mailed in 1927. Building opened one year earlier, and originally housed four fire companies. Features of the facility included a Gamewell fire alarm station, a maintenance garage, and a training tower. The latter two were supplanted in 1956, when a new Training and Maintenance Center opened on North Church Street. Both Central Station and Station 3 closed in 1980, when a new Station 1 opened, also on North Church Street. Read more history. Click to enlarge:

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