|Title||Children riding on fire truck, Kirkland, December 11, 1954 |
|Caption||Before buying a hand-pulled hose cart in 1909, Kirkland residents carried water to local fires in leather buckets. By 1954, the town had several vehicles and a well-trained volunteer fire department which fought blazes in Kirkland, Rose Hill, and other nearby communities.|
In this December 1954 photo, members of the Kirkland Fire Department (King County Fire District 41) take some children for a holiday ride in a fire engine.
|Notes||Sign in image: Tradewell Super Market.|
Handwritten on negative: Kirkland Fire Dept. Rides for kids 12-11-54.
Handwritten on sleeve: KIRKLAND, Wash., Fire Dept.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): December 11, 1954.
|Subjects||Fire engines & equipment--Washington (State)--Kirkland; Fire fighters--Washington (State)--Kirkland; Children--Washington (State)--Kirkland |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Kirkland |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.4902 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |