Water Tower 1



ID: WT-1
Address: East Larned, north side of street, between St Antoine and Hastings, mid-block.
Built: 1893
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Water Tower 1 organized 1893, elocated to E6-2 in 1927. Research has not confirmed that this photo is of the quarters of Water Tower Company 1 but this location would coincide with other confirmed dates.
Operational Period: 1893 to 1927.

Image Source: Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link


ID: E6-2
Address: Hastings and High
Built: 1903
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Reloacted to E1-3 in 1929.
Operational Period: 1927 to 1929.

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: Seven men, predominately uniformed Detroit Fire Department firefighters, posing in and around an Ahrens-Fox fire engine, presumably Engine No. 6, parked outside the bay of the fire station at Hastings Street and High Street. ”D.F.D. 1903,” is carved in a pediment above one of the doors in the background.


ID: E1-3
Address: Larned and Wayne
Built: 1929
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Disbanded 1953
Operational Period: 1929 to 1953.

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: Detroit Fire Department Headquarters on the northeast corner of Washington Boulevard and W Larned Street.

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