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Fire Men Collection

Background imageFire Men Collection: 1st Petrol Fire-Engine

1st Petrol Fire-Engine
A combination fire-fighting engine, with chemical fire extinguishing apparatus and a fire-escape ladder. This model was the first petrol motor fire-engine in the world

Background imageFire Men Collection: 18th century fire engines

18th century fire engines
Various early fire engines and firefighting equipment from the 18th century Date: 18th century

Background imageFire Men Collection: Glasgow Fire Drill Competition, Scotland

Glasgow Fire Drill Competition, Scotland
The Springburn team of firemen participating in a fire drill competition in Glasgow, Scotland. circa 1911

Background imageFire Men Collection: Fire Station at Quarriers Homes, Bridge Of Weir

Fire Station at Quarriers Homes, Bridge Of Weir
Fire station, fire engine, ladders and uniformed firemen at the Quarriers childrens homes, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. The cottage homes were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier

Background imageFire Men Collection: Firemen Hosing 1940

Firemen Hosing 1940
Firemen using hoses on the inferno at Eastcheap, London EC, at the height of the Blitz

Background imageFire Men Collection: Clerkenwell Prison explosion

Clerkenwell Prison explosion
Effects of the explosion at the house of detention, Clerkenwell, seen from within the prison yard: police officers and firemen searching the ruins

Background imageFire Men Collection: Andrews Liver Salt advert

Andrews Liver Salt advert with a fireman using them to put out a fire, 1900 Date: 1900

Background imageFire Men Collection: Jumping Sheet Drill - London Fire Brigade

Jumping Sheet Drill - London Fire Brigade Date: circa 1940s

Background imageFire Men Collection: Worton, Wiltshire - WWII - Civilian Fire Fighters

Worton, Wiltshire - WWII - Civilian Fire Fighters and their trailer fire engine! Date: circa 1941

Background imageFire Men Collection: TOZER FIRE PUMP / C. 1870

TOZER FIRE PUMP / C. 1870
Tozer Fire-Pump, a portable and extremely useful fire- pump, named after the Chief Officer of the Fire Brigade of the City of Birmingham

Background imageFire Men Collection: Horse drawn fire engine, Trafalgar Square, London

Horse drawn fire engine, Trafalgar Square, London
A horse drawn fire engine races past Trafalgar Square, Central London

Background imageFire Men Collection: Canadian Fire Department

Canadian Fire Department
Canadian fire services and engine Date: 1950s

Background imageFire Men Collection: Firemen at Chipping Norton Workhouse, Oxfordshire

Firemen at Chipping Norton Workhouse, Oxfordshire
Firemen stand in a burnt-out section of the Chipping Norton workhouse in Oxfordshire following a fire on 19 March 1911. Sewing machines and cotton reels amongst the debris indicate a sewing room

Background imageFire Men Collection: French Fireman 1850

French Fireman 1850
French firemen - (sapeurs-pomiers) Date: 1850

Background imageFire Men Collection: Military Firemen - Turkish

Military Firemen - Turkish
Turkish Military Firemen in their uniforms

Background imageFire Men Collection: Printemps Store Aflame

Printemps Store Aflame
Printemps Department Store in flames, Paris

Background imageFire Men Collection: Electric Fire Engine

Electric Fire Engine
Merryweathers electrically propelled fire-engine, which enabled 12 men to travel on the vehicle

Background imageFire Men Collection: Quadricycle Hose-Carrier

Quadricycle Hose-Carrier
Merryweathers Quadricycle first-aid hose-carrier, consisting of two tandem bicycles suitably connected, between which was a carriage for fire-brigade implements Date: 1895

Background imageFire Men Collection: Steam Fire Engine

Steam Fire Engine
Canterburys steam fire- engine, built be Messrs Merryweather & sons, of Greenwich

Background imageFire Men Collection: Spain (19th c. ). Fireman of the royalist volunteers

Spain (19th c. ). Fireman of the royalist volunteers
Spain (19th c.). Fireman of the royalist volunteers of Madrid. Etching. SPAIN. Madrid. National Library

Background imageFire Men Collection: Anarchist attack in Paris (1892). Etching

Anarchist attack in Paris (1892). Etching

Background imageFire Men Collection: Battersea firemen WWII

Battersea firemen WWII
Battersea firemen keeping pigs during World War II 1939-1945

Background imageFire Men Collection: Firemen spraying ducks

Firemen spraying ducks

Background imageFire Men Collection: Whitefriars fire station, London

Whitefriars fire station, London
Motor fire engine outside Whitefriars Fire Station, London, 1904 Date: 1904

Background imageFire Men Collection: Two firemen holding the standards of their companies

Two firemen holding the standards of their companies. Date between 1890 and 1940

Background imageFire Men Collection: DuPage County centennial - Police, firemen... exhibition

DuPage County centennial - Police, firemen... exhibition
DuPage County centennial - Police, firemen...exhibition. Poster shows abstract design of a policeman and a fireman in their characteristic hats. Date 1939

Background imageFire Men Collection: Design for a certificate for the Philadelphia Association fo

Design for a certificate for the Philadelphia Association fo

Background imageFire Men Collection: Hornsey Fire Brigade, London

Hornsey Fire Brigade, London. Firefighters working on a steam pump appliance

Background imageFire Men Collection: Firemen at work, 1733 (From an old Fire Certificate)

Firemen at work, 1733 (From an old Fire Certificate). Illustration showing firemen on vehicle pumping water through hose onto burning building

Background imageFire Men Collection: Cub Scout cleaning firemens boots, Surrey

Cub Scout cleaning firemens boots, Surrey
A Cub Scout cleaning the boots of firemen near Croydon, Surrey, during Scout Job Week. 1975

Background imageFire Men Collection: Firemen

Firemen
" From a postcard illustration. " Hi! Hi!". " Date: 1904

Background imageFire Men Collection: Fire at Carlton Hotel, London

Fire at Carlton Hotel, London
Street scene showing The Carlton Hotel in London, which suffered severe damage by fire. The fire brigade have arrived and erected their ladders. circa 1911

Background imageFire Men Collection: Firefighters Congress in Florence

Firefighters Congress in Florence
Firefighters Congress in the outskirts Florence, Italy Date: 1893

Background imageFire Men Collection: Rue Royale Fires

Rue Royale Fires
Fires are started in parts of Paris, often by petroleuses - women carrying cans of fuel. Firemen fight fires in the fashionable rue Royale, seen as symbolic of the old regime. Date: April- May 1871

Background imageFire Men Collection: Gathering of people outside a church

Gathering of people outside a church
A large gathering of people outside a church, with a horse-drawn vehicle and its driver at the centre. Whether the occasion is a wedding or a funeral is unclear. Date: early 20th century

Background imageFire Men Collection: Jack, Firemans Dog

Jack, Firemans Dog
Jack, the Firemans Dog, collects in aid of firemen, though whether to buy them a new fire engine, or better living quarters, is not stated. Date: early 20th century

Background imageFire Men Collection: Ambulance / Car Accident

Ambulance / Car Accident
An ambulance at the scene of a road accident Date: mid 1950s

Background imageFire Men Collection: Carmarthen fire crew, Carmarthen, South Wales

Carmarthen fire crew, Carmarthen, South Wales
Ten members of the Carmarthen fire crew pose for their photograph outside Coopers Goods in Carmarthen, the county town of Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, South Wales

Background imageFire Men Collection: S Teerwood. Fire engine

S Teerwood. Fire engine
A fire engine with its crew riding along the sides, makes it way through city streets to attend to a fire

Background imageFire Men Collection: Rusing Firemen WWII

Rusing Firemen WWII
Firemen rush down to main the engines during World War II in England

Background imageFire Men Collection: Extinguishing a fire WWII

Extinguishing a fire WWII
The Fire has been put out by plunger-men who have extinguished the fire caused by an air raid bombing during World War II

Background imageFire Men Collection: Irregular Firemen - Constantinople, Turkey

Irregular Firemen - Constantinople, Turkey
A Gang of irregular Firemen and their manual hand pump, by the walls of Constantinople, Turkey

Background imageFire Men Collection: A Chief of the irregular firemen, Istanbul

A Chief of the irregular firemen, Istanbul
A Chief of the irregular Firemen in Constantinople, Turkey with his fine upturned moustache and remarkable sheepskin coat

Background imageFire Men Collection: Lady Cheylesmore presenting prizes

Lady Cheylesmore presenting prizes
Lady Cheylesmore (Elizabeth Richardson French, d.1945) presenting the prizes at the Annual London Fire Brigade Display at Battersea Park, south west London

Background imageFire Men Collection: Regular Fireman - Constantinople, Turkey

Regular Fireman - Constantinople, Turkey
Regular fireman in constantinople drill at their compound, practising scaling the side of a dummy building with long ladders and hosing down a fire

Background imageFire Men Collection: Irregular Fireman - Constantinople, Turkey

Irregular Fireman - Constantinople, Turkey
A gang of irregular firemen and their manual pump

Background imageFire Men Collection: Turkish Firemen - Constantinople

Turkish Firemen - Constantinople
Turkish Firemen in Constantinople - Galata Tower with cresent moon flag flying atop. The gentleman on left is a fire lookout

Background imageFire Men Collection: Taxi Cab and Motor Fire Escape

Taxi Cab and Motor Fire Escape
A bright and shiny fire engine populated by a team of firemen and ladder are given right of way through a busy street. In the background waits a taxi cab piled high with luggage on its roof



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