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0354251
FIREFIGHTING, 1876.
Firefighters demonstrating how to extinguish fires of burning resin and petroleum, at 59th Street and 11th Avenue in Manhattan, using the Hastings System for fighting fires. Wood engraving, American, 1876.
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0266678
FIREFIGHTING, 1860.
A series of fire engines and a water tower fighting a fire. American invention, c1860. Engraving, English, 1885.
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0354249
FIREFIGHTING, 1876.
Demonstration of extinguising a tank of burning petroleum, at 59th Street and 11th Avenue in Manhattan, using the Hastings System for fighting fires. Wood engraving, American, 1876.
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0266633
FIREFIGHTING: WATER BUCKET.
An ancient water bucket used for fighting fires. Engraving, American, c1885.
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0621194
FIREFIGHTING, 1993.
Firefighters ascending a ladder to combat a blaze in Witten, Germany. Photograph by Markus Matzel, 10 April 1993. Full Credit: ullstein bild - Markus Matzel / Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.
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0621193
FIREFIGHTING, 2016.
A firefighter ascending a ladder in Berlin, Germany. Photograph by T. Seeliger, 21 August 2016. Full Credit: ullstein bild - snapshot-photography / T.Seeliger / Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.
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0266675
FIREFIGHTING, c1725.
A hand-pulled fire engine dating from c1725. Engraving, English, 1885.
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0266634
ANCIENT FIREFIGHTING.
A fire syringe and buckets, from the 2nd and 3rd centuries. Engraving, American, c1885.
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0117697
FIREFIGHTING, 1400s.
Saving an image of the Virgin from a church on fire. French medieval manuscript illumination.
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0266680
FIRE ESCAPE, 1767.
A hoist system of escaping a building during a fire, 1767. Engraving, English, 1885.
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0082849
FRANCE: SAINT-ETIENNE.
The aftermath of a dynamite explosion and fire in the Place de l'Hotel de Ville, Saint-Etienne, France, 20 March 1907.
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0082757
FELIX FAURE (1841-1899).
French politician. President of France, 1895-95. The president watches firemen on the job in Paris. Illustration from 'Le Petit Journal,' 20 February 1898.
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0354250
FIREFIGHTING, 1876.
Demonstration of a battery for fighting fires from the street, at 59th Street and 11th Avenue in Manhattan, using the Hastings System for fighting fires. Wood engraving, American, 1876.
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0266681
FIRE ESCAPE, 1791.
A movable balcony fire escape in England, 1791. Engraving, English, 1885.
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0266635
FIREFIGHTING, 1568.
A fire syringe from 1568 A.D. Engraving, American, c1885.
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0266674
FIREFIGHTING, c1600.
A single-acting fire pump used to fight fires, c1600. Engraving, English, 1885.
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0037160
PARIS FIRE, 1762.
Fire at the St. Germain market, Paris, 1762: contemporary French engraving.
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0067407
WALL STREET FIRE, 1835.
The Merchants' Exchange in New York City ablaze during the great fire of 1835. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0094077
CONSTANTINOPLE FIREMEN.
Wood engraving, English, 1870.
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0370457
TYPE FOUNDRY DESIGNS.
Designs for sale by The United States Type Foundry, James Conner's Sons, New York, mid or late 19th century.
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0094087
FIRE ENGINE, 1862.
An elaborately decorated fire engine presented by the inhabitants of the Borough of Lambeth, London.
Wood engraving, English, 1862.
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0094102
FIREMAN DESCENDING POLE.
Firefighters, respoding to an alarm, slide down the pole in a station house. Woodcut, American, 20th century.
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0094099
FIRE ESCAPE, 1883.
Wood engraving, American, 1883.
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0030502
AMERICAN FIREMAN.
Lithograph, 1858, by Currier & Ives.
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0012075
CHICAGO: FIRE, 1857.
Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1857.
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0266679
FIREFIGHTING, 1882.
An American invention for a horse-powered fire engine and pump. Engraving, English, 1885.
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0098822
BOWERY THEATRE FIRE, 1845.
Burning of the Bowery Theatre in New York City, 25 April 1845. Contemporary English wood engraving.
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0053350
FIRE ENGINE, 19th CENTURY.
A steam fire-engine, the 'Washington No. 1' from Brooklyn, New York. Wood engraving, late 19th century.
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0256613
PENNSYLVANIA, USA.
Chemical fire fighting equipment on a rail car next to a mine shaft. J. Horgan, Jr..
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0064014
FIRE ENGINE.
American horse-drawn steam powered fire engine, c.1870. Steel engraving, 19th century.
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0115764
KRISTALLNACHT, 1938.
Residents of Ober-Ramstadt, Germany, watch as local firefighters work to prevent fires from spreading from the synagogue to nearby homes, while permitting the synagogue to continue burning in the aftermath of the Kristallnacht pogrom, 9-10 November 1938.
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0216621
WWII: BATTLE OF MIDWAY, 1942.
American firefighting crews at work in the burned-out seaplane hangar on Sand Island, Midway, after the Japanese air attack. Photograph, 4 June 1942.
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0031267
FIRE ENGINE.
The Life of a Fireman/The Metropolitan System: lithograph, 1866, by Currier & Ives.
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0094092
FIREFIGHTING, 1844.
At a fire in Boston, men lift buckets of water from the harbor. Wood engraving from an English newspaper of 1844.
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0266682
FIRE ESCAPE, 1840.
A firefighter using lazy tongs to rescue a victim in a burning building, 1840. Engraving, English, 1840.
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0369954
FIREFIGHTING, c1834.
An American hand-pulled fire engine dating from c1834. Engraving, English, 1885, digitally colored by Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0061926
VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS.
Firefighters during the American Revolution. Lithograph, 1876.
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0129703
USS LAFAYETTE, 1942.
The USS Lafayette, formerly the French luxury liner SS Normandie, capsized and on fire in New York Harbor, 9 February 1942.
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0030306
PHOTOGRAPHER & FIREMEN.
A photographer and firefighters amid the ruins of a mansion on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, 1871. Wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0018083
WASHINGTON: FIREFIGHTER.
George Washington as a volunteer fireman in colonial America. Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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