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Niagara Fire Department - Queen Street station 
ImagesTexts    Black and white photograph of the fire station on Queen Street with two motorized fire trucks in front of the building : 1942 Ford and 1924 International [by the American LaFrance Fire Engine Company]. The third fire hall was built in 1910 and the fire department moved from the Court House to...
Fire leather buckets 
Objects  1800s,   The black leather buckets, each with "N.F.D." [Niagara Fire Department] and numbers "15" and "20" painted in white. The bucket is narrower at the bottom (17 cm diameter ) and wider at the top (24 cm diameter). "Old fire bucket found in the stone house built by Monroe. Monroe rang the fire bell...
Fire Insurance Plaque 
ObjectsTexts  1836,   Oval shaped fire insurance plaque made of iron with a few small rust spots. It displays two hands shaking above a date 1836, and "Niagara Dist. Mutual Fire Insurance Co." around the centre. "By the 1830's, three Niagara insurance companies had each hired six to eight firefighters. Insured...
History of Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department 
ImagesTexts  May, 2001,   Framed print with text describing the history of Niagara Fire Department. It is displayed on the wall of the Fire Hall Museum in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Text: "In 1816, the Niagara Volunteer Fire Department recruited its first volunteers. These same firemen also built the first fire hall in Niagara...
Honorary members of Niagara Fire Department 1912-2003 
ObjectsTexts    Wooden plaque with names of honorary members of Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department (from 1912 to 2003) engraved on metal tags and three-dimensional firefighter's image at the bottom. H.L. ANDERSON 1912, R.W.M. TAYLOR 1912, J.H.BROWN 1914, J.H. BROWN 1914, J.H. BURNS 1914, J.A. BLACK 1914, J.G....
Honorary members of Niagara Fire Department 2006-2011 
ObjectsTexts    Wooden plaque with names of honorary members of Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department (between 2003 and 2011) engraved on metal tags with room left for more names. It has a casted metal image of firefighters working together on the job with engraving "The Bravest". Names on the plaque: S....
Niagara Fire Department Leather Helmet 
Objects    Black leather fire helmet with metal firefighter finial. It consists of eight sections of hardened leather with brim narrow on sides and a large rear tail. Front shield with initials: NFD - Niagara Fire Department. Probably late 1800s. Height with finial: 24 cm and without: 18 cm.
Fire alarm box 
Objects    Cast iron fire alarm box in red. Produced in Canada by Northern Electric Company Limited. Instruction on the box reads: "For fire: break the glass open the door pull hook down once and let go" In 1895, the Bell Telephone of Canada was required to spin off its manufacturing arm to build phones...
Fire hose nozzles 
Objects    Antique brass/copper fire hose nozzles. Show a sign of use at the top.
Niagara on the Lake Fire & Emergency Services, District One - 2009 
ImagesTexts  2009,   The colour photographs of the members of Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department (District 1) in 2009. Between the rows, in the centre : a photograph of three fire trucks outside of new fire hall on 2 Anderson Lane and two patches of Niagara On The Lake Fire and emergency Services. Top row, left to...
Members of Niagara Fire Department in 1974 
ImagesTexts  1974,   The colour photographs of the members of Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department in 1974, framed for a wall display. At the bottom: a photograph of the fire hall on King Street, and four pictures of fire trucks belonging to NFD. Top row, left to right: Warner, E. 1962; Awde, H. Ass't Chief 1938;...
Members of Niagara Fire Department in 1959 
ImagesTexts  1959,   Black and white photographs of the members of Fire Department in Niagara-on-the-Lake in 1959 arranged in four rows; at the bottom of this composition three photographs of NFD fire trucks. Top row, from left to right: N. Haines - Lieutenant A Company 1948; D. Reid - Captain B Coy [Company] 1929;...
How it all came about 
ImagesTexts  Garrett, Doug, How it all came about, "How it all came about," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 27 Jul 1972  An article on a decision of fire fighters to build an annex to the Fire Hall on King Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake and create the Fire Museum for housing an old fire fighting equipment. A photograph of fire brigade with a description: "Men of the Niagara Fire Fighting Services, a voluntary...
Niagara Fire Department in 1910 
ImagesTexts  1910,   Black and white photographs of Niagara Fire Department members in 1910, together with four photos of firemen and their fire fighting equipment: ladder wagon, horse-drawn carts. The last photos were taken outside the fire hall (then located in the Court House) and the post office. The fifth picture...
Old fire hall on Queen Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake 
Images    Black and white photograph of the old fire station on 10 Queen Street with an ambulance (Chevrolet) in front of the building. The photo was taken from the other side of the street. The fire hall is located between two stores: Jim Connolly's store at corner King and Queen Streets (on left) and...
Mutual Aid Fire Services Association - Regional Niagara Fire Chiefs
 
ImagesTexts  1990,   Group photograph of the fire chiefs in Niagara region in 1990. The picture was taken in the front of the fire hall on King Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake. REGIONAL NIAGARA FIRE CHIEFS 1990: Back Row L-R: Larry Jane-Thorold, Tom Cartwright-Fort Erie, Joe Fitzgibbon-St. Catharines, Gerry...
Members of Niagara Fire Department, District One - 1996 
ImagesTexts  1996,   The colour photographs of the members of Niagara Fire Department (District 1) in 1996, arranged in five rows and framed for a wall display. In the centre - a photograph of the fire hall on King Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Top row , left to right: D. Cumpson 1983; M. Vriens 1984 Captain; R....
Stop-Fire fire extinguisher 
Objects    Handheld brass/copper 2 1/2 quart fire extinguisher produced by Stop-Fire, Inc., New Brunswick, N.J. with "Redi-grip" and pistol grip pump handle. Model AC-24, originally filled with Carbontetrachloride pressurized with dry air or nitrogen. Probably made in the 1950's.
Antique Indian backpack fire extinguisher 
Objects  circa 1930s,   "INDIAN patented" backpack fire pump produced by "D. B. Smith & Company. Utica, N.Y., U.S.A." (text on cap). Brass pump with 5 gallon pump, rubber tube, brass strainer and cover, designed to be worn on back with adjustable canvas straps. Back is stamped "air cooled patented tank". Indian Fire...
Bucket cart 
Objects  1800s,   Hand-drawn, wooden bucket cart with two wheels and a storage box for carrying buckets. "This cart was used in early 1800 to carry the leather buckets to the fire scene. These buckets were the backbone of the early fire brigades." N.F.D.
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Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Hall Museum


Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Hall Museum