Friday, April 07, 2017

how about this... several fire stations using circus tents as temporary shelter for the equipment in 1933 or 34

Crew, captain, and apparatus outside large tent secured from Barnum Circus to serve as Station No. 9 following demolition of permanent structure that suffered damage in 1933 earthquake.

And the fire engines in the bottom photo seem to have the Bright Bumpers, and the Wood lite headlights from


  1. The two fire trucks in the first picture have the Bright bumpers on them and it looks like the Graham Paige from your other post is parked in the tent in the second picture.

    1. Yes! I posted that up last night, but haven't had the time this morning to add the connections, etc etc.