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July 13, 2017

140-year-old bell, other artifacts on display at new fire station in Albany

  • When finished next month, the station will have an 1848 hose cart, 1927 LaFrance fire truck and a century-old fire pole.
    Albany Democrat-Herald

    David Patton/Albany Democrat-Herald via AP [enlarge]
    Superintendent James Lutz of Gerding Builders guides the restored 1877 bell as forklift driver James Scott lowers it into place at the new Fire Station 11.

    ALBANY, Ore. — From the rooftop solar panels to the polished concrete floors, just about everything at the Albany Fire Department Station 11 will be new once construction wraps up this August.

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