|Covington Firefighters, 1877
That's “Blink” Bowers (seated), John
Collum (left) and James Sanford.
|Washington Street, 1900|
|Sixth Street, west of Madison, Fire House, and Mother of God School|
|Dressed Up||unknown year||1910||c. 1915||1914|
Fire Department #1, Covington
|Fire Company #2, on Greenup, between 4th and 5th, Covington|
|Fire Company #4, Emma & Main
Two pics on the bottom are 1920
|Fire Company No. #5,
Holman Street, Covington,
1909. That high tower in the
rear? It was used to dry the hoses.
|Fire Company No. #7,
|Fire Company No. #8,
Latonia southwest corner
of Southern & Tibbatts
|Ladder Wagon, 1910||Heading Down Madison|
|Covington, Ky Engine
No. #1, 1959 from the Peter
Pirsch Fire Truck Co of Kenosha
|Covington firefighters burn
an abandoned house at 656
Elm Street for practice.
|Madison Avenue, Unknown Year||Unknown Year||The Ohio Scroll and
Lumber Co burns,
December 17, 1962.
(It had been abandoned
earlier, and was slated for
destruction, to make
room for the IRS Center)
Covington placed five new police cruisers like this one into service on
March 13, 1942, "fitted with radio equipment, and special lights and sirens."
Inquiring minds want to know: Why
are there many, many more pictures of fire departments
and fire engines, but relatively very few pictures of police departments and police cars??