Horse-drawn fire crew

Glance at Yesteryear

This historic Milwaukee photo shows a fire department building decked out in patriotic décor. The inscription says the structure, located at 100 W. Virginia St.,  was built in 1900. Horse-drawn carriages stand in front. The building still serves as a fire station today.

— This photo is from the Milwaukee Public Museum’s Photo Archives collection. Additional images can be viewed online at

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