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    • Engine No. 2 from above

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines, a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose.
    • Engine No. 2 from the side

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines, a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose. Elie Shneour, one of the founding members of the Fire Department, suggested that the fire truck be white, rather than red, to...
    • Students unravel a hose from Engine No. 1

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines. A pumping unit was purchased by the members and was moved around on a trailer until it was placed on this 1928 Ford fire truck.
    • Students chat as they prepare for practice

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines. A pumping unit was purchased by the members and was moved around on a trailer until it was placed on this 1928 Ford fire truck.
    • Students ride Engine No. 1 to practice

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines. A pumping unit was purchased by the members and was moved around on a trailer until it was placed on this 1928 Ford fire truck.
    • Engines exiting the station

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Pictured here are both of the Fire Department's engines: in front is the 1928 Ford fire truck onto which was placed the original pumping unit bought by the students in 1948, and following it is the 1 ton white truck with a 400 gallon water tank. In...
    • Ruins of L&HRR Greycourt Turntable

    • Digital photographs; Turntables (Railroads)
    • Digital photograph of the ruins of the Lehigh & Hudson River Railway Co. Greycourt Turntable seen to the left of the surviving tracks, now, 2006, operated by the CSX Corporation. In the era of steam powered locomotives, this turntable provided...
    • Cataract Engine & Hose Co. Goshen, NY.

    • Postcards; Fire fighters; Fire stations; Firefighting equipment
    • Roster of the Cataract Co., and one of their engines. Written on back: 1st row: Harry H. Smith, Foreman, C. B. DeGraw, Jas. Wilcox, Berts Dorenius, Frank Dorenius, Chas. Barnes, Earl Yauderrwark, Wilson White, C. J. Smith. 2nd: Henry Jonas, Sol....
    • Tomkins Cove train

    • Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad freight cars; Railroad locomotives;
    • In this photograph there are two railroad lines in the foreground of the picture. The near line is filled with attached hopper train cars and the adjacent line has four attached train engines and a fifth engine separated from the others....
    • Railroad Turntable at Nyack

    • Business districts; Railroads; Turntables (Railroads);
    • Here is a partial view of the Nyack railroad turntable where engines were turned around to head south again. Franklin Street businesses are in the background. At the left is Comfort Coal Building, the short building with a stepped top was a bar,...
    • Railroad station, Nyack, NY

    • Railroads; Railroad stations; Postcards;
    • The Nyack Station sits to the right of the tracks. In the background are the turnabout for the engines and the sewing machine factory. The card was sent from Nyack to Miss Topsy Edwards in New York City.
    • Day cruiser "Ojai"

    • Boats; Boat & ship industry;
    • The day cruiser, "Ojai," property of Mr. LeRoy Frost of Upper Nyack, was designed and built by Julius Petersen of Nyack. In the 1924 Nyack Directory, Petersen's is located at the foot of Burd Street, south of ferry landing. The business later moved...
    • The Lillian Russell

    • Boats; Actresses;
    • Lillian Russell sits in a small steamboat which bears her name. The boat was built by the Ofeldt firm of Nyack, who made steam engines, boilers, and automobiles. The picture was copied from Boat Magazine, December 1959. The man in the picture is...
    • B. W. Church's first boatyard in Mystic, Connecticut

    • Boat & ship companies; Boat & ship industry;
    • From 1895-1901 Byron W. Church made small power and sail boats at a shop on Holmes Street in Mystic, CT. His shop was adjacent to J. W. Lathrop & Co., manufacturer of boat engines; Lathrop was founded in 1897 and in business until 1954. The...
    • B. W. Church calling card, Nyack, NY

    • Boats; Boat & ship industry;
    • "B. W. Church, manufacturer and dealer in boats and engines. Originator of the famous 'Lysbet' type of small cruisers - the greatest and most complete little ship built. - Eighteen and twenty-one feet. Also larger cruisers and houseboats. Marine...

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