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Southern District Fire Station

This photograph of the Southern District Fire Station in Centre Street, Tradeston (opened 1916) was taken around 1924 and shows twenty-six of the thirty-four men based at the station. Behind the group is a Leyland Pump Escape attached to the back of the appliance. It had relatively primitive wooden wheels and was soon replaced by a 35-foot ladder.

Reference: TD1431/55/2

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries, Information and Learning

Keywords:
fire appliances, fire engines, fire fighters, fire stations, firemen, Glasgow Fire Brigade, Glasgow Fire Service, ladders, Leyland Pump Escapes, motor appliances, South Fire Station, Southern District Fire Station



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