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Fire Station #1, Brookline Village, 1910
The 1909 Knox chemical and hose wagon, the first motorized fire-fighting vehicle purchased by the town. It was known as "Combination A" and ushered in the end of the horse-drawn era. Pictured are:
  • George Murray, driver
  • John Allen, Assistant Chief, next to the driver
  • John O’Neil, rear, first on the left
  • Two unidentified men, rear left
  • Lt. Frank T. Pons, Sr., at the back
  • Lt. Frank Hayes, Sr., rear right
[ref. The Brookline Chronicle, August 22, 1968, pg. 1]