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  • Collection: Fire Engine Company No. 47

Bookplate for the Margaret Olivia Sage Library.

Describes reorganization of Fire Department under Chief Croker. New officers will be promoted to companies in downtown districts, older officers will be moved to lighter duty in uptown districts.

New York Tribune article describes slippery conditions for horses racing to a fire.

This front page New York Tribune article names the last fire horses in Manhattan: Mutt, Jeff, Doc, Carl, and Carnot.

New-York Tribune article describes four city fires, beginning with a fire on the top floor of 502 West 113th Street.

Newspaper article describing a toy store fire on West 125th Street. Captain John Livingstone of Engine 47 was carried to the J. Hood Wright Hospital.

Engine Company 47 firemen pose in front of fire engine with puppy and kitten.

General Orders No. 7 of 1884 directed Foremen to forbid card playing and games after midnight.

Posed photograph of firemen in a fire station reading books beside a Traveling Library bookcase.

Exterior view of Engine 47 Quarters.
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