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Changing_Scene_1953_10_29_1953_025.jpg the Bryant-Main-Washington intersection is the fire department's Central Station. The old bell has been transplanted to the roof of the new building. The old sign lies in the attic. Indian Creek is underground. The Post Office has…

Sprucing up a centennial bell at the Oak Street Fire Station are B Shift members Capt. Jerry Carter, Firefighter Don Owens and Engineer Larry Olson. The bell was cast for the Bluffs Fire Department in 1876 and originally hung in the old Central Fire…

Presenting A Picture . . . of a 1913 world champion racing horse team to be used in the fire station as City Councilman Ron Cleveland looks on is DeVere Watson of Council Bluffs. The horses were named after a former mayor of Council Bluffs, Lou…

Fire Department & Fire Stations File #2 (05-01-74 -)

The Present . . . Central Fire Station will have to be demolished along with other downtown property located in the Urban Renewal shopping center development. The station is now located where the parking garage will be in the new project.

Fire Chief Norman Elgan . . . looks on as Mayor Donald Franksen and Councilman Joseph B. Katelman hammer away to free a granite cornerstone erected in 1909 at the old Central Fire Station. The cornerstone will be placed in storage until the new…

Final Preparations . . . for moving into the new Central Fire Station are made by Delbert Burdick, Fire Department training officer. When the building is formally turned over to the city, Chief Norman Elgan will begin moving in the dispatcher's…

Old Central Fire Station at Washington Avenue and Main Street in Council Bluffs
Photo courtesy of Guy A. Nelson
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