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A horse-drawn, steam powered pump called \"The Ahrens\" made in Cincinnati in 1895 by the American Fire Engine Co.
A horse-drawn, steam-powered pump called \"the Ahrens\" made in Cincinnati in 1895 by the American Fire Engine Co. It provoked Luddite-type attacks against it by firemen who had worked hand pumps.
Hand rung alarms for the city ward fire marshal and a fireman's bed key for disassembling metal beds to remove them from burning buildings.
A 1927 American La France Engine.
A collection of station bells.
Bill O'Connor and Herb Zieman.
An African-American fire company, circa 1893
A 19th Century Bridging Gun for getting a line across an alley to adjacent buildings.
A Twentieth Century Bridging Gun.
A portrait of Christopher Wall, chief of the Toledo Fire Department from 1890-1900.
Various types of communication equipment.
A station dormitory.
A station dormitory.
A telegraphic firebox of the sort which was found on many street corners in Toledo.
The front view of the Toledo Firefighter's Museum.
An 1837 Smith hand-drawn pump wagon, built in New York.
A sewn leather hose of a type in use from 1802-1880.
A station library.
Models of firefighting equipment.
Foreground: a hand crank breathing apparatus (Mine Safety Co. 1905) used until 1952. Above left: a Chemox Unit, first used during WWII. Above right: an All Service Device used for shorter periods.
A collection of fire department patches.
A proximity suit.
A 1936 Schacht Ladder Truck #17 chassis were procured from Schacht in Cincinnati and the rest of the truck was constructed by the Toledo Fire Department.
Scuba breathing gear came into use in 1958 - this unit was built by Scott Aviation.
A silver, ceremonial speaking trumpet, circa 1867.
Various fire department uniforms.
e Watch Desk was for the firefighter on watch duty for alarms.
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