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Image of 1997.374.001 - Police officers and public officials

1997.374.001 - Police officers and public officials

Anacortes Police Department personnel are standing outside the Anacortes Fire and Police Station at 12th and O c. 1961. They are in uniform. To the right are city officials. Left to right: Unknown, Warren Palm, Ken Brown, Perry ?, Lewis Willis, Clyde Cook, Marvin Beebe, Jack Goff, Mayor Tony Mustacich, Judge?, City Attorney William Wells.

Image of 2001.053.006 - Anacortes Fire Dept.  April 1, 1934

2001.053.006 - Anacortes Fire Dept. April 1, 1934

Anacortes Fire Dept., April 1, 1934. Men are standing in front of fire trucks. Names are on back: Milton Cookston, Lew Willaby; Bill Dorcey; Ashley Mondhan; Edward Keepers; William Beal; Chief Les Snider; Assistant Chief Bill Verral; Bill Meirs; Al Sellenthin; Leo Aleson; Fred Fisher; Bill Robertson; Milo Shock; Carl Shock. One of seven photographs -- 3 framed. Donated by Donald S. Strock, 1419 35th Ave., Anacortes.

Image of D.III.012 - Anacortes Fire Dept.

D.III.012 - Anacortes Fire Dept.

Group photograph of 21 members of the 1907 Anacortes Fire Department. Picture is taken in the doorway of the firehouse. Seated left to right: 1) George Rodenbaugh, 3) J. Elmer Amsberry, Fire Chief, 5) Aubrey Sumner. Man standing at extreme left is Linwood Davis

Image of D.III.072 - 1934 Fire Dept

D.III.072 - 1934 Fire Dept

Anacortes Fire Department, c. 1934, located at 1107 5th Street, on south side of 5th Street between O Avenue (southwest corner) and N Avenue. The men are posed in front of the fire hall and are installing a monument. Pictured, left to right: Bert Verrall (Asst. Chief), Milo Strock, Fireman, Chief Les E. Snyder, the remainder of the men were all volunteer firemen: Thor Berlin, Ashley Mondhan, Kenneth "Kay" Asseln, George "Ole" Olson, William "Bill" Beale, Lou Willoughby (water superintendent). Leonard Moore and Margaret Deane Moore on their wedding day, being pulled in the cart with an umbrella. The Anacortes Fire Department also housed the police station, jail and Anacortes City Hall. . T

Image of D.III.073.A,B,C -

D.III.073.A,B,C -

On July 16, 1914, the front page of the ANACORTES AMERICAN featured a photo of the city's first motor powered fire truck. Left to right: Russ Smith, first assistant chief Mayor John M. Morrison Captain Frank V. Hogan Blythe "Mac" McCauley, driver Fire Chief Aubrey Sumner Ewart Leadbetter, chief nozzleman Fred Fisher, first lieutenant

Image of D.III.075 - Fire station - c.1934

D.III.075 - Fire station - c.1934

Fire station, located at 1107 5th Street, on south side of 5th Street between O Avenue (southwest corner) and N Avenue. This building was built in 1891 for $7,755 and torn down in the 1950s because it fell into disrepair and was considered a hazard. Left: Stan Mondhan. Right truck: Bert Verrall, Milo Strock, and Chief Les Snider.

Image of D.III.076 -

D.III.076 -

Fire Department in front of the fire hall located at 1107 5th Street, on south side of 5th Street between O Avenue (southwest corner) and N Avenue. Picture, left to right: M. Cookstan, L. Willoughby, B. Darcy, A. Mondhan, Ed Kepper, W. Beal, Chief Snider, Assistant Chief B. Verrall, Al Selenthin, G. Olsen, F. Fisher, B. Robinson, M. Strock, C. Strock.

Image of D.XXII.077 -

D.XXII.077 -

Anacortes City Hall and Fire Department were erected on the south side of 5th Street between O Avenue and N Avenue [1107 5th Street] in 1892. On 10-15-1891, the ANACORTES AMERICAN reported that, "Site ordered prepared for new city hall." By 4-7-1892, the building was completed and the paper announced, "New fire hall quarters in city hall." See also WF 0002. The building was demolished in 1953. See photos taken by Wallie Funk of the demolition, and by Ferd Brady of the interior of the building in the 1930s. Postcard is dated between 1907 - 1914 by the stamp box and the fact that it is a divided back. On September 25, 1947, City Hall moved into the old Elk's Building at 904 6th S

Image of WF 0002.A,B - EWING, D. B. stamp for photos

WF 0002.A,B - EWING, D. B. stamp for photos

Photo shows engine (probably the engine described in ANACORTES AMERICAN on 04/07/1892), along with 11 firemen in front of City Hall/Fire Department on south side of 5th Street. On 4/4/1893, the ANACORTES AMERICAN reported Ewing was going to open a shop in Everett and that he had taken a photo of the fire company in Anacortes. This may have been that photo. Personal history of donor: Valentine Funk (grandfather of Wallie Funk) was a volunteer fireman and is standing in this photo, 2nd from left. 2/2/1953 ANACORTES AMERICAN article on Valentine Funk quotes him: "When I look at the new fire hall, I can't help but recall the times we pulled the apparatus around by hand. Sometimes we

Image of 2013.011.048 - Vance Anderson beside a fire truck

2013.011.048 - Vance Anderson beside a fire truck

Vance Arthur Anderson is posed with six other males beside a fire truck. At least two men are firemen, and two appear to be sailors.

Image of 2006.030.007 - Fire Hall, Anacortes, WA

2006.030.007 - Fire Hall, Anacortes, WA

Anacortes City Hall and Fire Department were erected on the south side of 5th Street between O Avenue and N Avenue [1107 5th Street] in 1892. On 10-15-1891, the ANACORTES AMERICAN reported that, "Site ordered prepared for new city hall." By 4-7-1892, the building was completed and the paper announced, "New fire hall quarters in city hall." See also WF 0002. The building was demolished in 1953. See photos taken by Wallie Funk of the demolition, and by Ferd Brady of the interior of the building in the 1930s. This image was probably taken before 1910 when the first motorized fire wagon was purchased. The wagons in this image were constructed to be drawn by horses.

Image of D.III.051 - Horse-drawn fire wagon

D.III.051 - Horse-drawn fire wagon

A fire wagon drawn by two horses is racing down 5th Street between N Avenue and O Avenue in front of the Fire Hall.

Image of D.III.077 - Old Fire Hall and firemen

D.III.077 - Old Fire Hall and firemen

The Anacortes Fire Department and their three fire trucks are posed in front of the old Fire Hall on April 1, 1934. Left to right: Milton Cookston, Lew Willoughby, B. Darcy, Ashley Mondon, Ed Keepers, Will Beale, Chief Leslie E. Snider, Assistant Chief Bert Verral, Al Selenthin, George Olson, Fred Fisher, B. Robinson, M. Strock and Carl Strock. Built in 1891 for $7,755, the Fire Hall was razed in the 1950s as a hazard.

Image of 2002.010.014.001 - Christmas card from fire department

2002.010.014.001 - Christmas card from fire department

The Red Cross received this Christmas card photo of the Anacortes Fire Department possibly in the late 1990s. Fourteen firemen are posed in front of a fire engine and a medic vehicle. In the center is a Dalmatian dog.