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  • Collection: Fire Engine Company No. 47

Engine No. 47 pulled by three horses. Captain John Gaw stands on the rear step. The driver is Christopher Maguire.

Photograph of the horse-drawn hose wagon at Engine Company No. 47 quarters, on August 25, 1920, the day the fire horses were retired.

Photograph of an American LaFrance 2nd Size (Metropolitan) Steamer leaving Engine Company No. 47 quarters on August 25, 1920, the day the fire-horses were retired.

Photograph of the company's new American LaFrance 700 GPM engine taken on August 25, 1920, the day the company was motorized.

A photograph of Engine Company No. 47's Ward LaFrance 750 GPM Booster

A page from the rotogravure section of theSun and New York Herald,with a photograph of the horse-drawn engine and hose tender on 113th Street. The caption reads:"The last of Manhattan's famous fire horses pass. The teams of Engine Company No. 47,…

A New York Tribune article published in January 4 1920, celebrating New York fire horses.

Account of a fire during a show at Diedrich's at 110th and Broadway.

Newspaper article about fire in an apartment on 112th Street while the children were home alone.

A New York Times article describing a trial of firemen who were accused of drinking in a brewery.
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