Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Garage And Other Buildings Destroyed On Queen Street

On July 23, 1927 at 3:45 a. m., 204 North Queen Street. A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a building that included a garage, hog pen and wagon shed along with their contents. A damage estimate was not available. The Vigilant Hose and Cumberland Valley Hose companies operated at the scene.

Today's Photograph is the Cumberland Valley Hose Company No. 2, Shippensburg, Pa. circa mid to late 1920's.


wefr15 said...


Where was the CV's old station, at the same location as there current station or somewhere else?

Sparky said...

I like reading these stories about chicken and hog pens located in Shippensburg. I can just picture a hog pen in the 200 block of Queen now a days.

Anonymous said...

Brad , do you have any information on the equipment in the picture ?

Make ,model year etc.