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Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2016.013.001.a-c
Collection Chattanooga Fire Department Collection
Description Three photographs of horse-drawn fire fighting equipment, possibly from a parade. All three have tape on back where they were removed from an album of some kind.

a) Antique fire engine with five fire fighters on board, pulled by two bay horses. One horse wears a blanket that reads "CFD 1892." They stand in front of a large stone building with round arches. Possibly other fire fighters in uniform stand in front of the building at far right. A car, possibly 1920s vintage, is parked behind the horses.

b) Antique fire engine pulled by two dark horses. At bottom someone has written (in white ink) "Market near 7[?]th." They have also identified the wagon driver as "Bridge," and a man on the back as "Jim Warren." The horses are identified as "Morgan" and "Dan." Written on back it says "Taken Sept. 7, 1914 - Engine No. 3."

c) Same Engine No. 3 as shown in photo (b). Different location, in an open paved area with utility poles. The horses Morgan and Dan are identified, along with fire-fighter Bridge driving the wagon. A second fire-fighter, identified as "Stephenson," drives a second wagon parked behind Engine No. 3. Written on back it says "Taken Sept. 7th, 1914."
Date 1900-1920
Dimension Details a) 4.63" x 3.00"
b) 5.25" x 3.25"
c) 5.50" x 3.50"
Accession number 2016.013