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Exempt Certificate presented to Fireman George Bowers. Signed by the Clerk and Mayor of Council Bluffs.

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Photograph of the firemen and fire engines of the Council Bluffs Fire Department.

The men in the photograph, members of the No. 3 Fire Company, are (from left to right): Frank Hitchcock, Norris Wicks, Charles Sanderson, J.N. Cochran, and Jim…

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Photograph of fire on 500 Block West Broadway. Shows horse drawn fire carts and many spectators.

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Photograph of Washington School. Spring 1954. Looking north down Bryant Street. Central Fire Station on left, Auditorium on right.

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Photograph of the world's champion fire team. Council Bluffs Fire Deparment. Horses are Jack and Jim. Ed Walker, driver; Cole Jones, coupler; Robert Jones, coupler; A. H. Telfer, captain and William Boyne, member of the crew.

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Horse drawn hose cart. Driver Chas. Wilson.

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Council Bluffs Fire Dept. 1885.

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Horse cart, rescue #3

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Rescue #3 - Site of present Central Station

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#4 - 1st & Broadway - Frank Covalt, John Bates, John Olsen, John McGill, Chas. Watts, J.N. Cochran and Marion Stevens

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Summer of 1888 in front of Station #4 109 W. Broadway

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Station 3

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1903 Fire Department

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17th Annual Tournament, Iowa State Firemen's Association. June 6th to 9th. Held in Council Bluffs

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Jim & Jack Champion Fire Team

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Jim & Jack Champion Fire Team

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Central Station. Ed Walker Sr. on crutches, lost his foot under hose wagon while training. Given lifetime job to drive Chiefs buggy and later Chief's car, for 25 years with a wooden leg.

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World's Champion Fire Team Jim and Jack

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1st Truck - Webb
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