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Council Bluffs Changing Scene--At least 50 years ago, the No. 22 Fire Station at Twentieth St. and Broadway looked like this. We're not just sure what the occasion was for the decorations, but even the horses and fire wagons were shined up. …

Today...firefighters spent part of their day furthering their knowledge and education with the department's drillmaster. Studying hydraulics in the modern kitchen at Station No. 1 are Capt. Mike Gillman, left, driver L.L. Miller, drillmaster Jack…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene--A firehouse scene believed to be at No. 1 station on South Main Street before 1900, finds three typical firefighters playing three handed cribbage. This photo comes from retired fireman Bud Cheyne, 412 Oakland Ave.

Fire Department Bruce Talbot, Jim Gress, Calvin Petersen.tif
Photograph of Council Bluffs firefighters Bruce Talbot, Jim Gress, Calvin Petersen.

Fire Department Capt Oamek & Mike Kilbane.tif
Photograph of Fire Department Captain Oamek and Fire Department Mike Kilbane.

Fire Department  1010 5th Ave 1971.tif
Firefighters near truck at house fire - 1010 5th Avenue.

Nuzum, R. Brown, DiBlasi, Lidgett, Foster, Chief Elgan, Holly, D. DeVine, Rutledge, and Koening.

Johnson, Hassler, Bronson and Nuzum treated at hospital for heat exhaustion and released.

Fire Department Lou Lapsley.tif
Photography of Lou Lapsley and falmily, Council Bluffs Fire Department.

Fire Department William Grote.tif
Photograph of Council Bluffs firefighter William Grote.

Fire Department Central Station 1907.tif
A photograph of a fire engine in front of the Central Fire Station.

Fire Department CBFD No. 3 ~1900.tif
A photograph of Council Bluffs firefighters and a horse drawn fire engine.

Fire Fighters - Wigwam Grocery, Cunningham Grocery, Hansen's Pastry Shop 100-104 W Broadway 11-4-1952.tif
Wigwam Grocery, Cunningham Grocery, Hansen's Pastry Shop 100-104 W Broadway.

Fire Fighters - Virgil Miller, Myron Albers, Mike Hughes.tif
Photograph of fire fighters Virgil Miller, Myron Albers, and Mike Hughes.

Modern truck serves as background for hand-pulled hose cart held by Asst. Chief Virgil Miller and fireman Myron Albers. Chief D. L. (Mike) Hughes stands in shadow of the old…

Fire Fighters - Raven Feed Plant 4-30-1959.tif
Fire destroyed the Raven Feed Co. plant and offices at 1215 W. Broadway

Fire Fighters - Neola Rescue Squad 7-21-1963.tif
Photograph of Neola fire fighters.

Fire Fighters - Girl Scout Office 8-8-1962.tif
City fire inspector Jim Burke and a neighborhood girl, Sherl Cox, survey the interior of the Girl Scout house.

Fire Fighters - Ford Van & Storage 9-4-1959.tif
Ford Van and Storage Co. warehouse, 700 S. Main St. The blaze burst through the roof from burning storage vaults on the fourth floor. Three firemen were injured in the fire.

Fire Fighters - Fire at Bergstrom Woodworking Plant 11-27-1962.tif
Fire Capt. Earl J. Hansen is taken to an ambulance at fire scene.

The Bergstrom Woodworking Co. plant, 110 S. 18th St. was destroyed by fire.

Fire Fighters - Elder Court Apartments 1-14-1972 (2).tif
Photographs of the Elder Court Apartments fire

Fire Fighters - Chester Brooks home 11-16-1970.tif
A Council Bluffs firefighter inspects damage to the kitchen of the Chester Brooks home at 2026 Avenue L. Fire inspectors believe fume from gasoline ignited from a kitchen appliance. Three persons in the home were injured.

Fire Fighters - Brown Shoe Fit Fiire 3-25-1957.tif
Photographs of fire at Brown's Shoe Fit Co., 413 W. Broadway.
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