This is a PDF of an original program for the 1892 Firemans Entertainment and Ball. It was held on Thursday evening, January 28, 1892.
This is a PDF of an original program for the 1895 Firemans Entertainment and Ball. It was held on Thursday evening, January 31. You should recognize some of the names on the committee page such as George Bowman (Fire Chief) and J G Schlechtweg (FF / Engineer). His picture has [...]
On December 2, 2014, Deputy Chief Tim Conroy (now retired) presented me with a very old photograph of the Luther Street Fire Station and members of the SFD. As I remember it, he told me he found it in one of the closets at the Central Fire Station (Fire HQ). [...]
In 2001, retired Chief Fire Marshal Carmine Speranza published a collection of true stories with black and white photographs about his first 10 years on the line as a Stamford, CT firefighter. The stories took place mostly in the 1970s. It was called "Captain, He Bought Eggs". The book [...]
Below is a scanned in map of the 1885 Borough of Stamford, showing the fire districts, hydrants, water pipes and other important landmarks. You will also see Borough roads as they existed in the old city.