Going back 65 years, photo shows Fire Prevention Week parade in Dallas in 1947

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Oct 3, 2012

Here's one from the archives of the Dallas Morning News. Photo Librarian Jerome Sims posted this photo from the city's 1947 Fire Prevention Week parade. The old steam pumper, which went out of active service in 1918, was pulled by Old Tige, and driven by Capt. J. W. (Pop) Lattimer.

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