New York City Fire Museum Photos

The New York Fire Museum in the Engine Company 30 building (1904) (at 278 Spring St. in SOHO) displays objects and engines of fire fighting back to the earliest days of New York City.

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New York Fire Museum in Engine Company 30. New York, NY.End-stroke hand pumper by Farnam at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Gooseneck Engine by James Smith at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Veteran Pumper by John Agnew of Philadelphia at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
New York Fire Museum in Engine Company 30 (1904) (278 Spring St. in SOHO). New York, NY.End-stroke hand pumper (c1790) by Farnam at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Gooseneck Engine (1820) by James Smith at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Veteran Pumper (c1840) by John Agnew of Philadelphia at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Mohawk hose carriage at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Paintings of native Americans on Mohawk hose carriage at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Hand-drawn hose reel by Pine & Hartson of New York at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Tiger painting on hand-drawn hose reel by Pine & Hartson of New York at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Mohawk hose carriage (c1853) at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Paintings of native Americans on Mohawk hose carriage (c1853) at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Hand-drawn hose reel (1857) by Pine & Hartson of New York at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Tiger painting on hand-drawn hose reel (1857) by Pine & Hartson of New York at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Hand-drawn hose reel at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Horse-drawn ladder truck by Gleason & Bailey of Seneca Falls at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Details of horse-drawn ladder truck by Gleason & Bailey of Seneca Falls at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Seat & bell of horse-drawn ladder truck by Gleason & Bailey of Seneca Falls at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Hand-drawn hose reel (1875) at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Horse-drawn ladder truck (1882) by Gleason & Bailey of Seneca Falls at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Details of horse-drawn ladder truck (1882) by Gleason & Bailey of Seneca Falls at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Seat & bell of horse-drawn ladder truck (1882) by Gleason & Bailey of Seneca Falls at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Horse-drawn steam pumper engine by La France Fire Engine Co., Elmira, NY at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Brasswork of horse-drawn steam pumper engine by La France Fire Engine Co., Elmira, NY at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Horse-drawn kerosene-powered steam pumper by Waterous Engine Works Co., St. Paul, MN at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Metropolitan Steamer modified to be pulled by gasoline tractor at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Horse-drawn steam pumper engine (1901) by La France Fire Engine Co., Elmira, NY at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Brasswork of horse-drawn steam pumper engine (1901) by La France Fire Engine Co., Elmira, NY at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Horse-drawn kerosene-powered steam pumper (c1905) by Waterous Engine Works Co., St. Paul, MN at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Metropolitan Steamer (1912) modified to be pulled by gasoline tractor at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Gauges & boiler of Metropolitan Steamer modified to be pulled by gasoline tractor at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.American LaFrance fire engine type 75 at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Nozzle atop American LaFrance fire engine type 75 at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.NYFD Searchlight truck at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Gauges & boiler of Metropolitan Steamer (1912) modified to be pulled by gasoline tractor at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.American LaFrance fire engine type 75 (c1921) at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Nozzle atop American LaFrance fire engine type 75 (c1921) at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.NYFD Searchlight truck (c1959) at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Lights on NYFD Searchlight No 1 at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Early painted shields of New York fire units including one with picture of George Washington at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Household fire bucket painted with picture of George Washington at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Painted leather fire bucket which every household was required to keep in New York at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Lights on NYFD Searchlight No 1 at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Early painted shields of New York fire units including one with picture of George Washington at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Household fire bucket painted with picture of George Washington at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Painted leather fire bucket (early 19th C) which every household was required to keep in New York at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Painted leather fire bucket with name of householder James B. Varney at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Painted leather fire bucket labeled J.H. Phippin at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Plate commemorating Great Fire of City of New York at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Portrait of Harry Howard, Chief Engineer, New York Volunteer Fire Dept. at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Painted leather fire bucket (early 19th C) with name of householder James B. Varney at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Painted leather fire bucket (1845) labeled J.H. Phippin at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Plate commemorating Great Fire of City of New York (Dec. 16, 1835) at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Portrait of Harry Howard, Chief Engineer, New York Volunteer Fire Dept. (1857-60) at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Presentation shield Lafayette Engine 9 to Protection 2 unit at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Commemorative pitcher of Colonel Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, first casualty in American Civil War, leader of 11th NY Regiment of Firemen at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Fireplug from 1939 New York World's Fair at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.New York Fire Alarm Telegraph Station at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Presentation shield (c1850) Lafayette Engine 9 to Protection 2 unit at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Commemorative pitcher of Colonel Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, first casualty in American Civil War, leader of 11th NY Regiment of Firemen at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Fireplug from 1939 New York World's Fair at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.New York Fire Alarm Telegraph Station (c1887) at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
9/11 Memorial at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.


9/11 Memorial at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.



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