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MS-192: Andrew S. Iddings Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration Collection
A Dayton Fire Department steam pumper fire engine is being pulled by three horses in the fire department parade during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration. The engine is being driven south on Main Street toward Fifth Street. The American LaFrance Double Extra Piston 1300 g.p.m. engine was from company three which was located at 212 West Fifth Street. The engine was a The exhibition fire run took place on Main Street starting at Sixth Street and ending at the Soldier's Monument and passed through the entire Court of Honor. Three firemen are walking in front of the apparatus. Soldiers from the Second and Third Regiment of the Ohio National Guard are standing in the street waiting to be reviewed after the fire exhibition. Lining the side of street are spectators watching the exhibition. Behind the spectators are a number of Dayton businesses including the Geo. C. Albert's Cigar Store at 20 North Main Street, Anderton and Son Jewelry Store at 18 North Main Street, John C. Good Drug Store at 16 North Main Street, Benjamin F. Hershey Law Offices at 14 North Main Street, Adolph Grossman Photography at 12 North Main Street, Montgomery County Mutual Insurance Company at 12 North Main Street, Francis M. Thompson Law Offices at room 10, 12 North Main Street, and the J. S. Horner Piano Store at 10 North Main Street.
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ms192_135; Adolph Grossman Photographer (Dayton, Ohio); Francis M. Thompson Law Offices (Dayton, Ohio); Spectators; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Ohio--Militia; Flags--United States; Benjamin F. Hershey Law Offices (Dayton, Ohio); Horses; John C. Good Drug Company (Dayton, Ohio); Fire departments--Officials and employees; Soldiers; J. S. Horner Piano Store (Dayton, Ohio); Firefighting equipment; Columns; Court of Honor; Fire fighters; Signs and signboards; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horchert, Joseph A.; Fire departments--Equipment and supplies; Fire engines; Dayton Fire Department (Ohio); Marching; Montgomery County Mutual Insurance Company (Dayton, Ohio); Wagons; Ohio. Army National Guard; Parades; Geo. C. Albert's Cigar Store (Dayton, Ohio); Anderton and Son Jewelry Store (Dayton, Ohio); Hook and ladder fire wagons; Advertising