From The Evening Bulletin - Philadelphia; Thursday, December 22nd, 1910, Page 3.  These are 12 of the 13 firefighters who were killed in the December 21st, 1910 fire at the Friedlander Leather Remnants Factory on the 1100 block of North Bodine Street.  It remains the worst loss of life in Philadelphia Fire Department history to this day.  (Note: Joseph Toner was not one of the victims.)

From The Evening Bulletin - Philadelphia; Thursday, December 22nd, 1910, Page 3. These are 12 of the 13 firefighters who were killed in the December 21st, 1910 fire at the Friedlander Leather Remnants Factory on the 1100 block of North Bodine Street. It remains the worst loss of life in Philadelphia Fire Department history to this day. (Note: Joseph Toner was not one of the victims.)

Taylor Hose Company fire hat. The Philadelphia based volunteer company was named after Zachary Taylor.

Taylor Hose Company fire hat. The Philadelphia based volunteer company was named after Zachary Taylor.

This Cabinet Card is an image of a fireman wearing his dress uniform. Note the badges; one of which indicates that he was a member of the Middleboro Fire Department and badge number 33. The photograph was taken at the Putnam Studio in Middleboro, Massachusetts.

This Cabinet Card is an image of a fireman wearing his dress uniform. Note the badges; one of which indicates that he was a member of the Middleboro Fire Department and badge number 33. The photograph was taken at the Putnam Studio in Middleboro, Massachusetts.

N.Y. Fire Department, No. 76 Engine on way to Fire, 1914; Frederick H. Smyth Collection of Fire Photographs, PR 063, NYHS Image #83381d.

N.Y. Fire Department, No. 76 Engine on way to Fire, 1914; Frederick H. Smyth Collection of Fire Photographs, PR 063, NYHS Image #83381d.

CAST IRON UNITED FIREMANS INSURANCE CO FIRE MARK

CAST IRON UNITED FIREMANS INSURANCE CO FIRE MARK

Currier and Ives Fireman | HEROIC Currier and Ives American Fireman Facing the Enemy 1858 print ...

Currier and Ives Fireman | HEROIC Currier and Ives American Fireman Facing the Enemy 1858 print ...

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