100th anniversary of Niagara Fire Department


Description
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white panoramic photograph of the Niagara Fire Brigade members in full dress ceremonial uniforms: white pants, white dress shirts, white peaked hats and dark jackets with initials NFD (Niagara Fire Department). There are two rows of firemen, standing and kneeling, with a chief holding a banner with emblem and anniversary dates: "Niagara Fire Brigade 1826-1926".
The picture's frame is made of weathered wood painted gold.
Eddy Smith, Bill Gallop, Doug Read, Ernie Grimstead, Headly Read, Jack Redhead, Jim Connelly are some of the firefighters on this picture.
Notes:
"In 1826, the Niagara Volunteer Fire Department became the first fire department in the history of Upper Canada to be incorporated by an Act of Parliament, thereby guaranteeing that all buildings would be protected by the fire department."
Noel Haines: "History of Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department"
Inscriptions:
"Panoram photo No 1283
[...?]
Hamilton"
Date of Publication:
1926
Dimensions:
Width: 57 cm
Height: 29 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 46cm
Image Height: 18cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
FHM00058; FHM00059
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Hall Museum
2 Anderson Lane
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
Contact
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Email
Website
Agency street/mail address

10 Anderson Lane P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023

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100th anniversary of Niagara Fire Department


Black and white panoramic photograph of the Niagara Fire Brigade members in full dress ceremonial uniforms: white pants, white dress shirts, white peaked hats and dark jackets with initials NFD (Niagara Fire Department). There are two rows of firemen, standing and kneeling, with a chief holding a banner with emblem and anniversary dates: "Niagara Fire Brigade 1826-1926".
The picture's frame is made of weathered wood painted gold.
Eddy Smith, Bill Gallop, Doug Read, Ernie Grimstead, Headly Read, Jack Redhead, Jim Connelly are some of the firefighters on this picture.