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Astoria in Clatsop County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Fire Station No. 2

 
 
Fire Station No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 23, 2017
1. Fire Station No. 2 Marker
Inscription.  
This building was constructed in 1896 by the North Pacific Brewery and rebuilt 1928-29 by the city of Astoria to serve as a fire station.
City Commission
J C Brook, Mayor
John R Arnold -'28
Anton Sorensen -'29
E C Gearhart
Victor Seeborg
Lloyd Van Dusen

City Manager
George Garrett

Fire Chief
C E Foster

Uhbrand and Lervick, Cont
J E Wicks, Architect

 
Erected by City of Astoria.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 46° 11.423′ N, 123° 48.671′ W. Marker is in Astoria, Oregon, in Clatsop County. Marker is at the intersection of Marine Drive (U.S. 30) and 30th Street, on the right when traveling west on Marine Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2968 Marine Drive, Astoria OR 97103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Custom House Reconstruction (approx. 0.3 miles away); Imagine the Scene: Astoria's Custom House - 1849
Fire Station No. 2 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 23, 2017
2. Fire Station No. 2 and Marker
The marker is on the far left of the building.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); First on the Pacific: The Astoria Custom House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Columbia River Bar (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pilot Boat Peacock (approx. half a mile away); A Great Artery of Transportation (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Waterfront at Work (approx. 0.7 miles away); Into the Unknown (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Astoria.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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