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Washington's first piece of fire apparatus.  A 1878 Ahrens Steamer in front of the City Hall.  ^

 
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Chemical Wagon taken in the early 1900's.  ^

 
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Washington's first piece of motorized fire apparatus.  Made by the Robinson Company in the 1920's.  ^

 
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Washington's apparatus lined up for a parade.  Notice the steamer bringing up the tail end.  ^

 
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Fire Drill at the old West End school.  Pictured is Firefighter Neal "Buck" Cannon and  Firefighter Joe Bowling next to the 1953 American LaFrance Open Top.  ^

 
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The 1957 Maxim, during a fire drill at the old South Side school which was located at the corner of S.E. 2nd street and South Side Ave.  ^

 
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The '57 Maxim carrying Santa Claus in the Christmas Parade.  ^

 
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Fire Chief Joe Daily (left), Firefighter Art Price (right), with fire prevention contest winners standing in front of the 1961 International-Howe pumper in the 1960's.  ^

 
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The 1878 Ahrens Steamer as it sits today in the museum at Station 2.  ^

 
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A 1924 Graham Bros. chemical truck given to WFD from the Graham Family.  It sits in the museum at Station 2 also.  ^

 
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The 1953 American LaFrance-Foamite Opentop.  On display at the Station 2 museum.  ^