Image ID
ICHi-019842
Headline
Little Giant fire engine No. 6
Date Depicted
circa 1874
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
photographic prints
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-019842
Inventory Number
1951.159
Storage Location
MVF: Fire engines & equipment (Illinois--Chicago), folder 1 photographs
Max Pixels - Height
4580
Max Pixels - Width
6536
KEYWORDS
Fire engines
Firefighters
Groups
Men
Portraits
1951.159
i19842.tif
Little Giant Engine Company
Little Giant No. 6
Firemen
Chicago Fire
Great Fire
Chicago (Ill.)
little giant fire engine no 6

Little Giant steam fire engine No. 6. Organized February 14, 1860, Chicago, Illinois. Little Giant No. 6 refers to the battalion of firemen and was the first engine to receive the alarm of the Chicago fire and first to position to pump water on the fire.

Little Giant steam fire engine No. 6. Organized February 14, 1860, Chicago, Illinois. Little Giant No. 6 refers to the battalion of firemen and was the first engine to receive the alarm of the Chicago fire and first to position to pump water on the fire.