Grand Rapids Fire Department

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Grand Rapids Fire Department

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The Firefighters of Engine House No. 4
This is an image of the firefighters and apparatus from Station House No. 4.

Unidentified Fire Fighters
This is an image of two unidentified men, possibly from the Grand Rapids Fire Department, looking out a window,

Steam Pumper Fire Engine
This is an image of a steam pumper fire engine.

Berkey and Gay Fire Aftermath
This is an image of the aftermath of a fire at the Berkey and Gay Furniture Company.

Group Photo of Firefighters
This is an image of unidentified fire fighters for the City of Grand Rapids. The station/location is also unidentified.

Engine House No. 2
This is an image of Engine House No. 2 that was located at 332 Barclay Ave NE. Staff is visible in front of the Engine House.

Fire Station No. 10
This photograph shows Engine House no. 10, which replaced the old Engine House No. 10. This station is located at the corner of Division Ave S and Brown St SE. There are two trucks and a handful of firefighters posing in front of the station.

Firefighter Henry Beekman
This photograph is of Henry Beekman. He joined the fire department in May of 1884 and was first stationed at Fire House 1. His pay starting out was 55 cents per day. In 1888 he was stationed at Engine House 4 and by 1890 he had risen to the rank of…

Group Portrait Outside Engine House No. 8
This photograph shows a group of firefighters outside Engine House No. 8.

Group Portrait Outside Engine House No. 7
This photograph shows a group of firefighters posing for a portrait on the side of the building at Engine House No. 7, which was located at 816 Madison Ave SE.
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