1993 Photos of Engine Company No. 24 in Petworth

These are old, but not really that old. They are from 1993 (but I still find it hard to believe that 1993 was 20 years ago!).

view of Engine Company No. 24
view of Engine Company No. 24
view of Engine Company No. 24
view of Engine Company No. 24
close view of Engine Company No. 24
close view of Engine Company No. 24
inside the fire house
inside the fire house
inside the fire house
inside the fire house

You can find a few more of them at the Library of Congress’ site.

 

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McKinley Tech

Three Stories About McKinley Tech

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