The horse, drawn carriage, and steamer pumpers at Stamford Fire Station #3 on Fairfield Avenue, replaced by motorized equipment around 1920. In this phot, dated 1933, we see truck driver, Edward Gleason, and seated beside him is Henry Dugdale. Standing from left to right are Michael Donovan, John Solomon, [...]
Unknown firefighters riding the back step of "Squad 1", prepare for their response to an unknown incident out of Fire Headquaters.
Photo Source: The 82nd Annual State Firemen's Convention, August 1965 Souvenir Program Station #1 1938 Ahrens-Fox Pumper 1000 GPM Pumper1939 Peter Pirsch Hook & Ladder Truck 1951 Mack 750 GPM Pumper Engine1962 Mack 750 Gallon Pumper Station #2 1955 MMaxim 750 GPM Pumper Engine 1955 Maxim 85’ Aerial LadderTruck Station #3 1959 [...]
As the story goes, a drug crazed man climbed through the driver's window of Engine 3, across the drivers lap. Not knowing his intentions, the driver bailed out of the cab. The man then managed to figure out how to get the apparatus in gear and began down Stillwater Avenue, [...]
What they were doing here is unknown.