Category Archives: Firehouses
Day 325: Monaco
The Dodge Monaco done in HDR. I love spending time and redoing some of my older photos in HDR after awhile to see how much better they look. To me it makes the picture more realistic and the colors stand … Continue reading
Day 318: Chicago Fire Truck
The Chicago fire trucks done in HDR at the Chicago Fire Academy located on Clinton just north of Roosevelt.
Day 314: Firefighter Memorial
Although today is Veterans Day, I did not have a good HDR photo that was appropriate to post. So here is a photo done in HDR of the firefighter memorial at the Chicago Firehouse Engine 13 on Columbus in the … Continue reading
Day 283: National Firefighter Appreciation Day
National Firefighter Appreciation Day will be a day for all Americans to take time to appreciate the firefighters in their communities. National Firefighter Appreciation Day will fall on the second Tuesday in October, during Fire Prevention Week, which has been … Continue reading
Day 253: We Will Never Forget
Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, and people from all across Chicagoland are remembering and honoring those who lost their lives that day. Flags around the city all flew at half mass as Chicago remembers the … Continue reading
Day 206: Chicago Fire Department
The Chicago Fire Department logo on the ladder truck.
Day 171: Water Tower No. 2
This is the Water Tower No. 2. One of 3 left in Chicago, this truck was in action from the mid 1920’s- late 1960’s and can be seen on display at the Fire Museum of Greater Chicago. This truck has … Continue reading
Day 168: Muster at the Chicago Fire Academy
Today was the Muster at the Chicago Fire Academy hosted by the 5-11 Club of Chicago. This event ran from 8am-1pm today and hosted a variety of antique and newer fire apparatus and fire equipment. Demonstrations were done using fire … Continue reading
Day 133: Ladder Truck
Ladder Truck at Engine 8 in Chinatown.
Day 109: In Memory
Remember those firefighters who make the supreme sacrafice in the performace of their duties. This photo was taken of a memorial to Lt Edmond P. Coglianese and is located outside of the Engine Co. 98 firehouse.