Browse Items (48 total)

  • Subject contains "Fire stations"

Description: "The Town of Wakefield is fortunate to have two fire stations to service the needs of the community, one in close proximity to Wakefield Square, the other in the Greenwood section of town. The…

Date: 1914
Description: "1914 Peerless Chemical and Hose Wagon (Greenwood Hose 3) 1914 Peerless Squad Wagon 1914 Peerless Ladder Truck. In September, 1914, three new pieces of motor-driven fire apparatus were delivered to…[More]

Date: ca. 1907
Description: "Wakefield's brick Central Fire Station at the corner of Crescent and Mechanic (now Princess) Streets was built in 1900 after the Hathaway Stable fire destroyed the department's two-story wooden…

Description: "Shortly after the incorporation of the town, the town of Reading recorded their first 'bucket brigades' in the 1660s. The first engine was put into service in the early 1800s and was known as the…[More]

Date: 07-03-1954
Description: "On April 1, 1902, the Town of Wakefield voted to sell the Greenwood Fire Station on Oak Street and convert the adjacent vacant Greenwood School building into a fire station. The school, originally…[More]

Description: Copied from Picture
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-08-2008
Description: Photos show the building located at 9 Foster Street on the west side of the street between Albion Street and Richardson Avenue. The Queen Anne style structure was built around 1900 as a fire station…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 10-28-2007
Description: Photo shows the brick hose drying tower, originally part of the 1891 central fire station at the corner of Crescent and Princess Streets. The tower was the only part of the building that was saved…[More]

Date: 1930?
Description: Members of the Swampscott Fire Department pose in front of the Phillips Beach Engine House.

Date: 1930
Description: "Known as the Phillips Beach Chemical Firehouse ... the building on Phillips Avenue is still standing today. For years, it was a second fire station for the town until budget contraints closed it…

Date: 1885
Description: 267 Woburn Street, Reading MA 01867

Date: [1910]
Description: Card is undated but bears a postmark of 1910

Date: [post 1957]
Description: "Completed in 1957 stands on identical site of its predecessor [Woburn Street fire station]." -- From the album containing the photograph

Date: [pre-1957]
Description: "Erected in 1874." -- From the album containing the photograph

Description: "North Main Street. Erected 1902. Purchased by Colonial Chorus, Inc. in 1972." -- From the album containing the photograph

Date: 1992
Description: 49 Pleasant Street, Reading, MA, 01867

Date: 1992
Description: "Erected 1990." -- From the album containing the photograph