Salida’s Fire Boys

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Salida Hose Company No. 1 at the Hose House on E. 1st Street. This photo was taken around 1884.

Formation of the Salida Hose Company No. 1 – Mountain Mail dated January 15, 1881

Organization of a Fire Company – Mountain Mail dated October 29, 1881

First Meeting in the Hose House – Mountain Mail dated January 13, 1883

Last Night’s Fire – Mountain Mail dated January 20, 1883

Salida Hose Company No. 1’s List of Needs – Mountain Mail dated September 22, 1883

A Poetic Request – Salida Mail dated July 9, 1886


Salida Fire Department members out front at 124 E Street, their current home.

The Salida Fire Laddies – Salida Mail dated October 16, 1891


         
1892 Subscription List – dedicated to the reorganization of Salida’s Hose Company No. 1, which nearly disbanded in May of 1892. This list contains signatures of most of the notable townsfolk of Salida, including A.C. Hunt, William Harbottle, and Peter Mulvany.

Disbandment of the Fire Department – Salida Mail dated May 13, 1892



Salida Hose Company No. 1’s Hook and Ladder Truck.


Salida Fire Department members out for a parade on their Kissel Fire Truck.


Salida Fire Department members with litter of puppies and mother.


Salida’s Fire Boys — articles by JJ appeared in the Mountain Mail on June 27 & July 3, 2017.

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