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Bismarck Fire Company No. 1, Bismarck, N.D.
Bismarck Fire Company No. 1, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleBismarck Fire Company No. 1, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1890
DescriptionFire engines and members of fire company number 1 stand outside the fire company building. John Boyle Groceries is visible next door. The structure in the back of the building holds the fire alarm bell.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
People
Animals
Subject (LCTGM)Fire engines
Horses
Dogs
Grocery stores
Carts & wagons
Bells
Organization NameJohn Boyle Groceries (Bismarck, N.D.)
Pioneer Fire Co. No 1 (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1890-1899
Item Number00029-016
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Bismarck Fire Department was founded in 1877, the first in Dakota Territory, and called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company. Pioneer Fire Co. No. 1 was founded in 1884. In addition to housing Fire Company No. 1, this building was also Bismarck's City Hall.
Bibliographic ReferenceHistory of the city of Bismarck, North Dakota, the first 100 years, 1872-1972. Bismarck, N.D.: Bismarck Centennial Association, 1972. p. 78.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionBismarck Jubilee Book Collection 00029
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00029-016)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00029016
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