• Quincy Fire Department

    Hook and Ladder truck with ladder fully extended purchased in 1886. Based on the crowd's dress and decorations, this is believed to be a demonstration near Washington Park. BW Exterior 5" x 8".

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  • Armin Korthauer and Willard Schoppe in the 4th of July parade, circa 1984

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    Armin Korthauer and Willard Schoppe ride a vintage firetruck in the 4th of July parade for Bensenville's Centennial celebration, July 4, 1984.

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  • Quincy Fire Department

    Quincy Fire Station #1, also known as Vermont Street station or Central Station. Four fire trucks including the aerial truck purchased in 1940. BW Exterior 5" x 4".

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  • Quincy Fire Department

    Quincy Fire Department aerial truck being driven down the street in 1941. BW Exterior 5" x 4".

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  • Quincy Fire Department

    K.B. McMillen, Galesburg, ILL

    Quincy Fire Department Steam Engine No. 3, "Al Beebe." Taken by McMillen in Galesburg, IL in 1877 at the State Fire Tournament. Includes ten men and two boys posed with "Al Beebe." BW Exterior 7" x 5"…

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  • Quincy Fire Department

    Quincy Fire Department Hose and Apparatus of Water Witch Fire Co. #2. Ordered September 2, 1857. BW Exterior 6 1/4" x 5 1/4".

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  • Atlas Map of Adams County Illinois, 1872

    Andreas, Lyter, & Co. Davenport, Iowa, 1872

    PDF File Only! Content scanned from "1872 Atlas Map of Adams County, IL" book. See "SOURCE" below for more information. (Page numbers = pg 10, pg 11, pg 14, pg 15, pg 18, pg 19, pg 22, pg 23, pg 26, p…

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  • Quincy Fire Department

    Quincy Firemen standing in front of Fire Station #2. Fred Luehrs at the wheel of the front truck and George Winters standing. In the background is South 5th Street. BW Exterior 7" x 5".

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  • Quincy Fire Department

    View of the fire damage after the September 6, 1879 fire at J.H. Wheeler & Co which destroyed Quincy Academy of Music. This is the corner of 4th and Maine Street. BW Exterior 7 3/4" x 10".

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  • Bensenville volunteer Fire Department, 1949

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    Portrait of Bensenville Fire Department staff on the site of the future fire hall which they built at 15 North York Road.

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  • Bensenville volunteer Fire Department staff, 1957

    F. P. Fritz

    Portrait of Bensenville volunteer fire fighters, August 4, 1957.

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  • Village Hall & Fire Dep't, Lake Zurich, Ill.

    View of the village hall and fire department building in Lake Zurich.

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  • Quincy Fire Department

    Fire Engine parked outside the Vermont Fire Station #1. BW Exterior 10" x 8".

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  • Bensenville volunteer Fire Department staff, 1949

    Unknown

    Left to right, back row: Walter Kehoe, Albert Born, Dayton McIntyre, William Webb, Edward Jorns, Alwin Mahler, Edward Heinrich, Arthur Seiber, Walter Olhaber, Rudy Laho. Front row: Edward Franzen, Ver…

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  • William "Buck" Hade (1850-1912)

    William "Buck" Hade, December 8, 1850- October 26, 1912. Buck Hade was a famous hose cart driver, one of the original Quincy volunteer firefighters and one of the first on the organized fire departmen…

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  • Quincy Fire Department

    Fire Prevention Parade. BW Exterior 5 9/10" x 3 3/5".

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  • George Korthauer, Al Kolze, and Ritchie Thomas working on steak broiler, circa 1950s

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    Front L-R: George Korthauer, Treasurer of the Bensenville Firemen's Association, Al Kolze, and Bensenville Village President, Ritchie Thomas, circa 1950s.

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  • Quincy Fire Department

    Quincy Station #4 along 4th and State. Man on far left is William Buck Hade, hose cart driver. BW Interior 7" x 5".

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  • Quincy Fire Department

    Quincy Fire Department members in 1946. Major George Meyer is sitting in the center in the light colored suit. Clyde Schnoover, back row fourth from the right. Lamb, in back row left of center. BW Ext…

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  • Bensenville Officials, 1961

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    Left to right; Illinois State Representative William Redmond presents a State House Resolution commending the police and fire departments for their work in the crash of a Northwest Orient Airlines pla…

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