D.C. Fire Engine Pulled by Horses in 1912

This is pretty cool, and our fire engine fans out there will love it. This is what the fire department looked like in 1912.

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Three firemen on fire engine drawn by three horses, Washington, D.C.
Three firemen on fire engine drawn by three horses, Washington, D.C.

Source: Library of Congress

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • James Lloyd

    DCFD engine Company 14.

  • Doug

    Near the finger prints, I finally see the “14”. Thanx to Tom and Jim L too.

  • Al

    The hose wagon has already laid hose on the street.