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.