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Wimbledon Volunteer Fire Department, Wimbledon, N.D.
Wimbledon Volunteer Fire Department, Wimbledon, N.D.
TitleWimbledon Volunteer Fire Department, Wimbledon, N.D.
Date of Originalcirca 1912
DescriptionMembers of the Wimbledon Volunteer Fire Department pose for a photograph in front of the fire house. The fire house is a wooden building with a small garage, and a bell tower. Three men are seated on two ladders leaning against the building. Two are holding lanterns and one is holding an ax. Other men are standing on the ground next to large hand pulled fire hose carts. A young boys stands on top of one of the carts. Four of the men are wearing helmets with the letters "WFD" painted on them. In the background a wooden church with a steeple is visible.
General SubjectWork Life
People
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Men
Firefighting equipment
Fire stations
Fire helmets
Fire fighters
Fire stations
Axes
Ladders
Hoses
Lanterns
Bell towers
Wooden buildings
Churches
Steeples
Personal NameCovey, Clifford
Hoelule, Francis
Covey, Charles
Evans, Robert
Nothing, Ed
Flohr, Otto
Locket, George
More, J. L.
Otting, Henry
Smith, W.
Renwick, James
Dick, Frank
Otting, Frank
Organization NameWimbledon (N.D.). Fire Dept.
LocationWimbledon (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberWM-2
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 16 cm.
Transcription"Wimbledon Volunteer Fire Dept."--Handwritten on front of photo.
NotesTitle written on photograph.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe fire department in Wimbledon was organized in 1900. The first equipment was purchased in from the Valley City Fire Department.
Repository InstitutionWimbledon Community Museum
Credit LineWimbledon Community Museum (WM-2)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Wimbledon Community Museum.
Ordering InformationWimbledon Community Museum
PO Box 223
Wimbledon, ND 58492
Phone: 701-435-2239
email: ldkoll@daktel.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmWM2
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