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Red Oak in Montgomery County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Red Oak Firehouse

1898

 
 
Red Oak Firehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
1. Red Oak Firehouse Marker
Inscription.

This property is listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
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R.O.F.D. - Circa 1898
Horse Drawn Fire Wagon
Horses Dude & Dandy
ready to go at the first sound
of the fire bell

Commissioned Artist
Jim Hoskinson
Mural dedication
June 2012
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R.O.F.D. - Circa 1929
A new era in modern fire equipment
American LaFrance
750 gallon pumper truck

Commissioned Artist
Jim Hoskinson
Mural dedication
June 2012


 
Location. 41° 0.472′ N, 95° 13.692′ W. Marker is in Red Oak, Iowa, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 318 East Washington Avenue, Red Oak IA 51566, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George H. Hawkins Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Korean War Memorial
Former Red Oak Firehouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
2. Former Red Oak Firehouse
(about 600 feet away); Red Oak Public Library (about 600 feet away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 600 feet away); Mr. Richard H. Simpson (about 600 feet away); "Red Stone Boulder" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Red Oak.
 
Also see . . .
1. Red Oak Firehouse National Register Info. (Submitted on August 28, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Red Oak Fire Department on Facebook. (Submitted on August 29, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Red Oak Firehouse 1898 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
3. Red Oak Firehouse 1898 Marker
Red Oak Firehouse 1929 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
4. Red Oak Firehouse 1929 Marker
Red Oak Firehouse 1898 Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
5. Red Oak Firehouse 1898 Mural
Jim Hoskinson, Muralist
Red Oak Firehouse 1929 Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
6. Red Oak Firehouse 1929 Mural
Jim Hoskinson, Muralist
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 29, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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