November 23, 2009

Strongman of Engine Company No. 9


I just want to know how they got up there.

Los Angeles, California
1914
from LA Fire Department Historical Archive

5 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

Carefully. And aren't they proud?

downtown guy said...

I dig the suspenders.

May said...

Gotta love a fireman!!! Where do firemen hang out, anyway? I like his special outfit that shows off his bod, 'cause he's in strongman mode and not fireman mode.

downtown guy said...

I think I just realized that superhero outfits come from circus outfits. Duh me.

Sarcastic Bastard said...

I love this fucking photo.