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Photograph of Fire Truck Designed by Fire Chief

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Photograph of a fire truck designed by Fire Chief Will Platt of Decatur. Costing nearly $17,000 and weighing almost 8 tons, the truck embodied a radical change in cab style and equipment. Seven men, including the driver, rode in the cab; none on theā€¦

Photograph of Fire Wagon during Funeral Procession

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Photograph of Jim Park driving a fire wagon for Jack Sheehy's funeral procession taken in 1909.

Photograph of a Fire Truck on Franklin St.

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Photograph of a fire truck on Franklin St in Decatur during a safety lane fire run on September 11 of 1936.

Photographs of Firehouse #2

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A photograph of Firehouse #2 while in use and a photograph of the firehouse taken in 1994 after use. The firehouse sits at 550 N Morgan St. in Decatur.