Item 373G0456 - Firefighters climbing to roof of building at Second and Pine, Portland

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Firefighters climbing to roof of building at Second and Pine, Portland


  • 1913 (Creation)


Photograph; glass plate negatives; 5 x 7 in

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Photograph showing fire trucks parked outside a building on Pine Street at Second in Portland (now Southwest Pine Street and Southwest Second Avenue) in 1913. A ladder extends from one of the trucks to the roof of the building, and several firefighters are carrying a hose up the ladder. Two more men are standing on the roof of the building. A related photograph, image No. 373G458, was published on Page 7 of a special year-end section in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, December 27, 1913. That photograph was one of seven published under the headline “Portland Affords Adequate Protection Against Fire.” The photographs accompanied a story about the expansion and cost of the fire department and the number of fire alarms in 1913. Also see additional related image No. 373G0457. Image note: The number 120 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The number 131 was also written on the negative, then crossed out.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 373; 0373G456

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1.3 MiB


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