San Francisco Fire Dept.
South of Market early 60's
The following photos are of a few fires I photographed in the early 60's. It's interesting to see some of the ancient equipment that was still in use early during that time period.
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1. South of Market early 1960's( SAMPLE SHOWN ABOVE)
A worker drives their 1952 FORD through the closed doors of their burning building
A block of warehouses burn at Minnesota St. and 19th St. in the early 60's
In the upper left corner a 1923 American La France truck can be seen
Firemen are pouring water into the corner of the warehouse
A 1927 tower truck with a High Pressure Battery truck on Minnesota st.
This truck is on a 1927 Mack Bulldog chassis and was chain driven.
The tower was manufactured by the Union Machine Co. in 1927
One of the chiefs and a city official look over the scene on Minnasota St
The radiator of a 1923 American La France truck on Minnasota St.
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