Archive Record

Object Name Note
Catalog Number 2016.013.003.r-w
Collection Chattanooga Fire Department Collection
Description Research notes and related content surrounding the restoration of the Ahrens steam pump fire engine undertaken by the Chattanooga Fire Department in 1986. See also photos (a-q).

r) Proof copy of a pamphlet telling the story of the engine, titled "Way Back When...". Very much a work in progress. Not scanned.
s) Paste-up of pamphlet (a) designed to be printed on an office copier.
t) Hand-written notes on yellow ruled paper.
u) Hand-written list of Ahrens fire engines owned by the Chattanooga Fire Department. The list gives models, names, fire companies, and dates of acquisition. On yellow note-size paper.
v) Hand-written notes with names and phone numbers of organizations involved with history and preservation of old fire fighting equipment. On yellow note-size paper.
w) Photocopy of page 10 from a book about antique fire engines. It has a photo of an Ahrens steam pumper from 1906.
Date 1986
Extent of Description r,s) 7.00" x 8.50" (folded)
t) 8.50" x 11.00"
u,v) 5.00" x 7.00"
w) 8.50" x 11.00"
Accession number 2016.013